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Anonymous
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postgresql odbc authentication error

Hi everyone:

 

I've been having trouble connecting to PostgreSQL by ODBC. The aplication responds with an error: "password authentication failed for user 'postgres'". I try this credentials with other clients and work fine.

I have installed npgsql-4.0.10 and configure system DSC in windows.

The server don't use SSL Encryption.

 

Thank you!

 

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dax
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Hi @Anonymous , 

You could try to delete the credential in Datasource Setting, then re-enter it to see whether it work or not. You could try to refer to Connecting Power BI To PostgreSQL  for details.

Best Regards,
Zoe Zhi

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Anonymous
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Hi:

 

I try to restart DSN and power bi connection (detele all permitions and restar de connection), but still not working.

 

 

Thank you!

 

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Hi @Anonymous , do you have '%' in your password? If it's the case, you can try to replace '%' by '%25'

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Issues/PostgreSQL-ODBC-to-PowerBI-Password/idi-p/874849

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