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Re: Patch to make postmaster bind to only to localhost.

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: "John C(dot) Quillan" <john_quillan(at)datasoft(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch to make postmaster bind to only to localhost.
Date: 2000-09-12 15:49:31
Message-ID: 200009121549.LAA22843@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > The big question is why we can't just scan pg_hba.conf and bind only
> > to those ip's.  That way, we don't have to have a new flag.  It will
> > all happen by default.
> 
> huh?  pg_hba.conf references IPs on remote hosts ... won't you find i
> tkinda difficult to bind to them? :)

Well, we list the IP numbers we will accept connections from in
pg_hba.conf.  If only on IP address appears on the file, why not just
bind to that one only?

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