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Re: Backup and restore through JDBC

From: Markus Schaber <schabi(at)logix-tt(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Marlon Petry <marlonpetry(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Backup and restore through JDBC
Date: 2006-09-30 10:25:25
Message-ID: 451E4615.5090300@logix-tt.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi, Tom,

Tom Dunstan wrote:

>> On a unix box, when you're really crazy, and want to ignore all security
>> restrictions, you could even install pg_dump via inetd, and then
>> everyone connecting via TCP on the appropriate port gets a dump of the
>> database. :-)
> 
> Oh, man, my head just exploded reading that. That's taking evil and
> being *creative* with it. :)

Well, combine that with some firewall / hosts.allow rules, and sslwrap
with certificate based 2-way authentication, if you "insist" on
security. :-)

Keep on lauging,
Markus
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