This section contains some ideas for troubleshooting common problems experienced with configuration.

ERROR: must be owner of hypertable "HYPERTABLE_NAME"

If you attempt to compress or decompress a chunk with a non-privileged user account, you might get this error. To compress or decompress a chunk, your user account must have permissions that allow it to perform CREATE INDEX on the chunk. You can check the permissions of the current user with this command at the psql command prompt:


To resolve this problem, grant your user account the appropriate privileges with this command:


For more information about the GRANT command, see the PostgreSQL documentation.


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