Relational Database Connectiong

Sometimes when I try to get the postgres terminal going I get this error:

codeally@474f9ec8373c:~/project$ psql --username=freecodecamp --dbname=postgres;
psql: error: connection to server on socket “/var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432” failed: No such file or directory
Is the server running locally and accepting connections on that socket?

Any way past this (I have tried several things to remedy this).


What project are you on @gerryhoekema? Doing the reset steps should work for any of the practice projects. That may not work for the certification projects.

I was on the Create a Celestial Database. I wound up re-starting my PC’s (both) and got past the error.

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