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Re: SSL use

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: "ruel(dot)cima" <ruel(dot)cima(at)facinf(dot)uho(dot)edu(dot)cu>
Cc: php-general(at)lists(dot)php(dot)net, pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SSL use
Date: 2005-04-23 17:38:44
Message-ID: 20050423173844.GC18950@wolff.to (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 16:38:29 -0400,
  "ruel.cima" <ruel(dot)cima(at)facinf(dot)uho(dot)edu(dot)cu> wrote:
>  hi,
> 
>  im handling some important information that needs to be stored in my
>  postgresql database via a php script. i´ve been reading the mails sent on
>  this mailing list on SSL use. my postgresql server allows SSL connections
>  but im not sure how to make use of this.id like to know more about ssl and
>  how to take advantage of its security features. any references?
> 
>   from my php script, do i need to make a special connection to the database
>  or is the same e.g pg_connect(host= localhost dbname=test user=p
>  password=p)?

If postgres is running on the same machine as php there isn't much point
in using encryption of the connection. You are probably better off using
domain sockets instead of a network connection in this case.

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