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Re: MAY I HAVE YOUR ASSISTANCE

From: "Gary Chambers" <gwchamb(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Fernando Hevia" <fhevia(at)ip-tel(dot)com(dot)ar>
Cc: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>, jameskitambara(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: MAY I HAVE YOUR ASSISTANCE
Date: 2008-09-01 18:36:38
Message-ID: 302670f20809011136j75e4d37cu637f9c43a5feb4e4@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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> The weakness of this solution is that your password might be send in the
> clear through the network as the encription ocurrs in the database. I
> suggest the encryption be enforced at the application or secure the
> connection with ssl.

Absolutely -- and understood.  I should have been more specific in my
request for comments since I was only thinking about
PostgreSQL-specific issues related to what I presented to the initial
requestor.

Thanks for your reply!

-- Gary Chambers

/* Nothing fancy and nothing Microsoft! */

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