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Re: Bug Report: PgAdmin -> pg_hba.conf Editor

From: "Abhishek MANDHANA" <abhishekrm(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: "Black Falcon Software, Inc(dot)" <blackfalconsoftware(at)ix(dot)netcom(dot)com>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug Report: PgAdmin -> pg_hba.conf Editor
Date: 2008-06-11 20:05:26
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>  1) Review the processing of the pg_hba.conf file editor in PGAdmin for
its accuracy since it appears to be rather inaccurate
>     currently.

Long back, I also came across similar type of problem and did the same
thing(look at the pg_hba.conf file in a text editor and delete  unwanted
entries), here is the thread wherein i posted similar type of solution for
Jose, who had similar kind of problem.

http://www.mail-archive.com/pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org/msg08003.html

.would be great if Jose Esquivel could share his View.

Thanks


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 9:47 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 5:50 PM, Black Falcon Software, Inc.
> <blackfalconsoftware(at)ix(dot)netcom(dot)com> wrote:
>
> >  1) Review the processing of the pg_hba.conf file editor in PGAdmin for
> its accuracy since it appears to be rather inaccurate
> >     currently.
>
> I've just spent the last 20 minutes trying to break it and have so far
> failed. What sort of edits have you been making? Anything particularly
> unusual? What pgAdmin version are you running, and on what OS &
> version on your primary workstation? Are you editing the file via the
> filesystem (ie. from the File menu), or via a database connection (ie.
> from the Tools menu)?
>
> >  2) Provide more in-depth documentation in terms of working with this
> particular configuration file.  Right now the most important
> >     set of parameters, the IP address and the mask, are poorly clarified.
>  There should be far more examples than those already being
> >     shown along with concise descriptions how to provide IP addresses for
> a multitude of scenarios along with descriptions as to how to
> >     associate them with the correct mask.
>
> The pgAdmin team are not responsible for the documentation of the
> server so you're complaining in the wrong place I'm afraid. What do
> you need clarification on the address for though? It's just standard
> CIDR notation for matching an address or subnet of addresses and is
> documented quite thoroughly in the docs
> (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/auth-pg-hba-conf.html).
>
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> Dave Page
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