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Re: simple question

From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>
To: Berényi Gábor <ber_(at)freemail(dot)hu>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: simple question
Date: 2005-03-14 01:50:41
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On Mar 13, 2005, at 5:39 PM, Berényi Gábor wrote:

> I want to send a password __safely__ to the backend that does not
> support ssl, and want to know if libpq will encode it automatically if 
> I
> just call PQconnectdb() with an __unencoded__ password and if I ask
> the server administrator to set up an md5 auth method for me in
> pg_hba.conf?

Yes. If you specify md5 in the pg_hba.conf file, that is what the 
server will tell libpq to send.

If you have any concerns, try watching your session with something like 
tcpflow.


John DeSoi, Ph.D.
http://pgedit.com/
Power Tools for PostgreSQL


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