So I found a workaround to this issue by switching to the Postgres user. I am not sure if this normal or appropriate but just preface all postgresql commands with:
sudo -u postgres <command>
> On Feb 8, 2017, at 8:58 AM, "[hidden email]" <[hidden email]> wrote:
> I am attempting to follow the backup instructions but no matter what I do all connections to the database fail with the following error, or similar:
> pg_dump: [archiver (db)] connection to database "xwiki" failed: FATAL: Peer authentication failed for user “xwiki"
> I have double checked the username and password in provided in the hibernate.cfg.xml file. Is there a connection permission issue I am missing?