How to install PostgreSQL on OpenSolaris

The installation is not straight forward as a double-click “setup.exe” on Windows. I summarized the steps to get a running PostgreSQL 8.3.x installation on OpenSolaris 2008.11. All done using a terminal session. Commands to execute in green.

  1. Login or open terminal as root user.
  2. pkg install SUNWpostgr-83-server
  3. pkg install SUNWpostgr-83-client
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