This is my pg_hba.conf file. I replaced x's with my ip address.
If I comment line 74, then no one can odbc to postgresql.
Lines 1 - 67 are all just commented text.
68 # TYPE DATABASE USER CIDR-ADDRESS METHOD
70 # "local" is for Unix domain socket connections only
71 local all all trust
72 # IPv4 local connections:
73 host all all 127.0.0.1/32 trust
74 host all all xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 255.255.0.0 md5
75 # IPv6 local connections:
76 host all all ::1/128 trust
From: Raymond O'Donnell [mailto:rod(at)iol(dot)ie]
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:48 AM
To: Marc Fromm
Cc: postgresql(at)finner(dot)de; pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ODBC] first time odbc
On 30/03/2011 15:54, Marc Fromm wrote:
> I only want the users to read data, thus I removed superuser and
> applied grant select.
> If the listen_address is not a client filter, would it still be better
> to only have it listen to localhost and the few ip addresses that will
> need to odbc to the postgres database? Is it just not possible to
> assign listen_address = 'localhost, 1.ip.address, 2.ip.address'?
You're still misunderstanding listen_addresses - it has *nothing* to do with client addresses.
Example: I have a server with two network interfaces, a.b.c.x and a.b.c.y. If I want PG to listen on both interfaces, I can set listen_addresses = '*' (or list the two addresses explicitly). If I want it to listen *only* on a.b.c.x, then I set listen_addresses='a.b.c.x'.
> One other thing still, if in the pg_hba.conf file I do not include any
> ip addresses I cannot connect to the database. If I enter just one ip
> address, any computer can connect to the database, even though some
> machines have static ip addresses and others have dhcp address from a
> completely different subnet. Do you know why this is? I figured the
> pg_hba.conf file controlled access by ip address, based on other
> googled articles.
Can you show us your pg_hba.conf?
Raymond O'Donnell :: Galway :: Ireland
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