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Re: Why don't we allow DNS names in pg_hba.conf?

From: Euler Taveira de Oliveira <eulerto(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)br>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>, Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: Why don't we allow DNS names in pg_hba.conf?
Date: 2006-01-03 16:54:01
Message-ID: 20060103165401.922.qmail@web32713.mail.mud.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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--- "Jim C. Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com> escreveu:

> I don't know if the normal DNS libraries allow this, but it would be
> cool if you could specify that an entry in pg_hba.conf could be
> looked
> up from /etc/hosts, but not from generic DNS. AFAIK that would
> eliminate
> the possibility of spoofing.
> 
Take a look at 'man /etc/host.conf'.


Euler Taveira de Oliveira
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