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Re: BUG #5195: PKI Certificate Authentication Implementation

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Chris Arensdorf <chris(dot)arensdorf(at)gdc4s(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #5195: PKI Certificate Authentication Implementation
Date: 2009-11-18 23:33:40
Message-ID: 9837222c0911181533p128b2038ke811a78646aa70dd@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2009/11/18 Chris Arensdorf <chris(dot)arensdorf(at)gdc4s(dot)com>:
>
> The following bug has been logged online:
>
> Bug reference:      5195
> Logged by:          Chris Arensdorf
> Email address:      chris(dot)arensdorf(at)gdc4s(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.1.4
> Operating system:   Linux RedHat 5.3
> Description:        PKI Certificate Authentication Implementation
> Details:
>
> Currently the only certificate authentication is done through SSL.  I was
> wondering if you were planning on implementing a PKI Certificate
> Authentication feature required when logging into the database.

I'm not sure I understand what you mean, but I think you mean use the
certificate to authenticate to the database, and not just as an extra
step of validation? If so, it's already in PostgreSQL 8.4, and you
just need to upgrade.

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
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