On May 16, 2007, at 10:23 AM, Andreas wrote:
> is there a documentation on how to secure a connection withe SSL?
> That is an option of the ODBC driver, isn't it?
I don't know about ODBC.
> The motivation is that I need to rent a remote server for PG.
> Their admin proposes to open port 5432 on the outside of their
> firewall but he has no idea how to secure the access besides PG's
> I couldn't even restrict the accessing IPs within PG because they
> will be dynamic.
If they won't setup PostgreSQL properly with SSL support, your best
bet is to setup a SSH tunnel. This will also work with ODBC. If they
don't support SSH, find another provider :). Here is some background
on setting it up:
John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Power Tools for PostgreSQL
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