On Friday 21 November 2008 00:56:53 Shilpa Sudhakar wrote:
> I am trying to test different kinds of authentication in postgres.
> I'm to find a efficient way to link the OS user with the postgres user.
> This is to help for auditing purpose. This is similar to the query
> raised by another postgres user.
> As suggested by Tom to use ident, i tried setting up ident but it isn't
> In the hba.conf file, i add the below entry
> local all all ident sameuser
did you reload the file after modifying it?
> The user logged in at OS level is "abc". I created a user "abc" in
> postgres but when i do "psql -U abc -d dbname", i get the below error:
> FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user "abc"
What error do you get if you do "psql -d dbname" ?
> Should i put an entry in pg_ident.conf file?
> Is using ident still the right way to go? Is LDAP a better option
> because when we login to the server, we login with our LDAP username and
> Thanks and Regards,
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