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From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Henshall, Stuart - WCP'" <SHenshall(at)westcountrypublications(dot)co(dot)uk>, "'Peter E(dot) Chen'" <pchen3(at)jhmi(dot)edu>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re:
Date: 2001-12-20 16:44:34
Message-ID: FED2B709E3270E4B903EB0175A49BCB10473A8@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henshall, Stuart - WCP 
> [mailto:SHenshall(at)westcountrypublications(dot)co(dot)uk] 
> Sent: 20 December 2001 16:11
> To: 'Peter E. Chen'; pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-support] 
> 
> 
> I havn't actually done it but I believe in 7.2 MD5 is a 
> possibility. Before this the ODBC driver just handled plain 
> text authentication. (Although as you said you can use 
> something like SSH tunneling)
> - Stuart

Do you mean password encryption using MD5 (which pgAdmin handles already) or
connection encryption? If the latter, how does the ODBC driver handle it -
through a connection string option? I know Bruce added some MD5 code, but I
never really looked at it.

/Dave.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter E. Chen [mailto:pchen3(at)jhmi(dot)edu]
> Sent: 20 December 2001 15:55
> To: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [pgadmin-support] 
> 
> 
> Hey All,
> 
> Can anyone please tell me whether or not pgAdmin can use 
> encryption to connect to PostgresQL.  I want to find a way to 
> connect to the database without sending clear text passwords.
> 
> Is SSH tunneling the only way?
> 
> Peter
> 
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