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FATAL: password authentication failed for user "postgres



I have a webservice that works with a RDS postgres server. Recently I have received an error:
FATAL: password authentication failed for user "postgres.

I also tried to connect with PgAdmin but receive the same error.

This has always worked before, did anything change regarding connection to postgres?


asked 5 years ago175 views
2 Answers

i haven’t seen anything to suggest a change by RDS. You probably need to reset the password.

answered 5 years ago

You can't connect to RDS with the user postgres. Postgres is a reserved "superuser" which RDS does not allow you to access.

answered a month ago

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