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Re: Update actions (with user name) inside PostgreSQL DB - any version on postgreSQL

From: Scott Ribe <scott_ribe(at)elevated-dev(dot)com>
To: Khangelani Gama <kgama(at)argility(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Update actions (with user name) inside PostgreSQL DB - any version on postgreSQL
Date: 2012-03-14 13:39:39
Message-ID: 7DF9BAC4-FAA7-459E-B5E2-6C5C732AB7FB@elevated-dev.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mar 14, 2012, at 6:39 AM, Khangelani Gama wrote:

> ...the issue we have is that we have many Linux users having root
> access into the system... Auditors wants PostgreSQL to tell who
> updated what inside the database...

Well, this is an obvious contradiction. You have an inherently non-auditable setup that needs to be audited, and you're not going to fix that with some magic setting somewhere.

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