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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)iHubbell(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-01-29 19:22:26
Message-ID: 20090129112226.4ba15011.Rhubbell@iHubbell.com (view raw or flat)
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Umm, because md5 doesn't work and trust does work.
On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 13:16:19 -0500
Bill Moran <wmoran(at)potentialtech(dot)com> wrote:

> In response to rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)iHubbell(dot)com>:
> > 
> > I'm a new user to PostgreSQL so mine's fresh from doing an install recently.
> > 
> > In /etc/postgresql/8.3/main/pg_hba.conf
> > 
> > # METHOD can be "trust", "reject", "md5", "crypt", "password", "gss", "sspi",
> > # "krb5", "ident", "pam" or "ldap".  Note that "password" sends passwords
> > # in clear text; "md5" is preferred since it sends encrypted passwords.
> > 
> > 
> > So I chose md5 but it will not work, seems like a basic thing. So I am
> > forced to use "trust".
> 
> How on earth does failure of md5 to work force you to use trust?
> 
> How about crypt or password (password is pretty darn simple to set up).
> 
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