1.2.3. PostgreSQL Backend
This section describes how to install
PostgreSQL for Windows.
You don't have to follow the instructions in
this chapter if you are using ORACLE or ORACLE XE as
the database backend. See Section 1.2.1
or Section 1.2.1 in this case.
The PostgreSQL installer is available from the
setup folder of the BMFO CD or from http://www.postgresql.org.
Run the PostgreSQL installer and select
the English language.
Figure 29. PostgreSQL Setup
Figure 30. Installation Notes
Press after reading the
Figure 31. Choose Installation Options
Accept the settings as shown in Figure 31
Figure 32. Service Configuration
Accept the default settings as shown in Figure 32
leave account password
and verify password empty and click
Accept the random password by clicking
Figure 35. Successfully granted the 'Logon as a service' right
Click on .
Figure 36. Initialise Database Cluster
Accept the default settings as shown in Figure 36
and choose an appropriate
password. Then click .
Make sure to remember the administrator password as it
will be required later during
the installation process and for administrative purposes.
Figure 37. Enable procedural languages
Accept the default settings as shown in Figure 37
. Make sure that
"PL/pgsql" is selected. Click .
Figure 38. Enable contrib modules
Accept the default selection as shown in Figure 38 and click .
Figure 39. Enable PostGIS
As shown in Figure 39
do not enable PostGIS in
template1 and click .
Figure 40. Ready to Install
Figure 41. Installation complete
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in order to
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