> As far as I can tell from the documentaion, it is impossible to tell the
> postmaster daemon to bind to just a single IP address - only to a
> specific port on all IP addresses. This makes hardening the box
> postgresql is running on impossible.
> Is there a workaround to this? (other than trying to firewall off the
> ports - the box needs to be protected from other boxes nearby - it is in
> an insecure environment).
In 7.1.X you can bind to a specific IP. See postmaster -h flag. Not
sure about 7.0.X releases.
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