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Re: [HACKERS] SSL over Unix-domain sockets

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Mark Mielke <mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] SSL over Unix-domain sockets
Date: 2008-01-18 11:40:36
Message-ID: 20080118114036.GG7353@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 12:35:40PM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Freitag, 18. Januar 2008 schrieb Magnus Hagander:
> > Not that much more than moving the socket file to a secure directory. Both
> > rely on configuring the client properly. It's arguably a lot easier to
> > configure the client to connect to the correct socket, than to make sure
> > the client has a root certificate installed.
> 
> How would a client check whether the socket file is in a secure location?

The same way it would get the root certificate to trust - it would be told
so by the administrator who had secured the location.

//Magnus

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