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I am having trouble with some changes I'm making to a configuration file. I think PostgreSQL is not using the ones I'm modifying. Is there any way to get postgres (maybe some environment variable) to tell me where I can find the various config files, including pg_hba.conf and pg_ident.conf?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Certainly:

SHOW hba_file;
SHOW ident_file;

or just

SHOW ALL;

:-)

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