[GNC] On a Mac, where are the database configuration details stored?

Peter West pbw at pbw.id.au
Sun Jun 13 20:32:36 EDT 2021

Thanks John.

I was looking for the way the connection is actually set up. At the moment, I have no password requirement for local connections (and no external connections.) If I want to add password validation to postgresql, what happens to my GnuCash connection?

Peter West
pbw at ehealth.id.au
“And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.”

> On 14 Jun 2021, at 3:11 am, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
>> On Jun 13, 2021, at 4:09 AM, Peter West <pbw at pbw.id.au> wrote:
>> As it says, where can I find the details of the database connection?
> You mean for opening the most recently used book? In ~/Library/Preferences/org.gnucash.GnuCash.plist. You can read the values with e.g.
>  defaults read org.gnucash.Gnucash /org/gnucash/history/file0
> or all of them
>  defaults read org.gnucash.Gnucash | grep history
> Regards,
> John Ralls

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