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Re: alter user

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Wim Bertels <wim(dot)bertels(at)khleuven(dot)be>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: alter user
Date: 2005-09-23 04:10:09
Message-ID: 20050923041009.GA19555@wolff.to (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 01:13:37 +0200,
  Wim Bertels <wim(dot)bertels(at)khleuven(dot)be> wrote:
> Ls,
> 
> any user can change his own password,
> i haven't found a way of prohibiting this.
> what about a general user (eg test/test), that is used by many people,
> one of those people could use alter user (being connected as test/test) the 
> change the password, leaving the rest clueless..
> 
> suggestions to prevent this?, i need a general (readonly) user!

Tell people not to do this.
Use ident authentication.
Give each person their own postgres account.

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