Roberts, Jon wrote:
>> Roberts, Jon wrote:
>>> There are three problems with having a custom connection string for each
>>> step. 1) If I need to update the connection like change the password, I
>>> have to do it for each step. 2) Developers will see the password in
>> I consider those irrelevant because plastered all over the docs will be
>> something like "Don't use passwords here, put them in pgpass files
>> instead". Besides, #2 would be the case even if you defined the servers
>> in a separate table.
> I was unaware of pgpass. So you are saying I would create/edit the file to
> have hostname:port:database:username:password and then in the step, I would
> just reference the hostname? If so, I completely agree with you and that
> would be awesome!
You need to specify any non-default values... but then you normally
should be doing that for the pgAgent daemon/service as well (unless you
> I'm guessing I can use pgpass with dblink too?
Any libpq based application. It's also where pgAdmin stores passwords
you opt to save.
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