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Re: BUG #4824: KRB5/GSSAPI authentication fails when user != principal

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Koczan <pjkoczan(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4824: KRB5/GSSAPI authentication fails when user != principal
Date: 2009-05-28 18:30:50
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Peter Koczan <pjkoczan(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I should also point out that old clients still exhibit the old behavior.

Sure, because this is a libpq change.

> It was rather convenient to know that whatever Kerberos principal was
> used was going to be the database user.

Isn't that still true?  (Modulo the auth.c bug fix of course.)  The only
issue here is where the default guess for a not-explicitly-specified
username comes from, not whether you'll be allowed to connect or not.

			regards, tom lane

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