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Re: requiring a password to connect

From: Chris <csmith(at)squiz(dot)net>
To: "charlie derr" <wrong(at)crosswinds(dot)net>, <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: requiring a password to connect
Date: 2001-06-27 23:14:02
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Apart from the other suggestions, it might be that your web-server owner 
has a user in pgsql, with no password. I doubt this is the case, but 
thought I'd mention it anyway :)

>         I am using postgresql in conjunction with php.  The following 
> code works to
>establish a database connection:
>$db = pgConnect("dbname=mydb user=myuser");
>         I would prefer it if this would fail to connect.  Is there a 
> command line
>switch I can use to start the postmaster that will require a password to be
>passed in the connection string?  Or do I need to recompile postgresql with
>a particular option to achieve the desired behavior?  I have experienced the
>above on 6.5.3, 7.0.2 and 7.1.2.
>         Thank you very much for your time,
>                 ~c

      Chris Smith

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