CreateDB: Error: Local user with ID 1001 does not exists
Learn how to fix the "could not connect to database" error in PostgreSQL by executing the command as the user 'postgres'.
If you encounter the error "createDB: Error: Local user with ID 1001 does not exists" while trying to create a new database in PostgreSQL, follow these steps to fix the issue:
Execute the command as the user
postgres instead of your current user. For example, to create a new database named
createdb -U postgres chirpns
This command creates a new database named
chirpns with the user
postgres as the owner. You can replace
chirpns with the name of your desired database.
Note: If you don't know the password for the
postgres user, you can reset it by running:
sudo -u postgres psql \password postgres
This will prompt you to enter a new password for the