PostgreSQL 38001

CONTAINING SQL NOT PERMITTED. This error occurs when attempting to execute a query containing SQL commands that are not allowed. It is usually caused by an incorrect syntax or an invalid command.

How It Affects Your App

This error indicates that the application is attempting to execute an SQL statement that is not allowed by PostgreSQL. This can prevent the application from performing certain operations, such as creating or modifying database objects, or executing queries. It can also prevent the application from accessing data stored in the database, which can lead to unexpected behavior or errors. In some cases, the application may be unable to start or run at all.

How To Fix

1. Identify the source of the PostgreSQL 38001 error:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_activity;

2. Check the PostgreSQL log file for more information about the error:

tail -f /var/log/postgresql/postgresql-.log

3. Check the PostgreSQL configuration file for any misconfigurations:

cat /etc/postgresql//main/postgresql.conf

4. Check the PostgreSQL server process for any issues:

ps aux | grep postgres

5. Check the PostgreSQL database for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_database;

6. Check the PostgreSQL tables for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_all_tables;

7. Check the PostgreSQL indexes for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_all_indexes;

8. Check the PostgreSQL functions for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_user_functions;

9. Check the PostgreSQL locks for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_locks;

10. Check the PostgreSQL connections for any issues:

SELECT * FROM pg_stat_activity;

11. Once the source of the PostgreSQL 38001 error has been identified, take the necessary steps to fix the issue.

12. To ensure that the issue does not reoccur, it is recommended to use an automated database observability tool. This tool can assist in monitoring and fixing the PostgreSQL 38001 in question by providing real-time insights into the performance and health of the database. It can also alert the user when any issues arise, allowing them to take the necessary steps to fix the issue quickly and efficiently.

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