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Re: 8.3 problems with sspi authentication

From: Christian Ullrich <chris(at)chrullrich(dot)net>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.3 problems with sspi authentication
Date: 2008-02-23 07:53:42
Message-ID: 610595-q1m2.ln1@xander.fuerth.chrullrich.de (view raw or flat)
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* Matthias Mohr wrote:

> I tried to use the new sspi authentication in PostgreSQL 8.3 to directly
> use a Windows user for PostgreSQL authentication. So for a test I changed
[...]
> I'm using Windows XP Professional with SP2 and a lot of additional

Do you have "Simple File Sharing" enabled? If so, the client user is always
authenticated as Guest. The Guest user is usually disabled, which makes
authentication fail.

For details see <http://www.ngssoftware.com/papers/database-on-xp.pdf>.

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