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Re: GSSAPI support [was: Re: New drivers released]

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: GSSAPI support [was: Re: New drivers released]
Date: 2008-11-29 07:46:36
Message-ID: Pine.BSO.4.64.0811290244500.20761@leary.csoft.net (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 17 Nov 2008, Kris Jurka wrote:

> On Sun, 16 Nov 2008, Stephen Frost wrote:
>
>> What needs to happen to get the GSSAPI/Krb5 support added into the
>> official releases?
>> 
>
> At this point I think it just needs some additional configuration options 
> added to it.  We need something equivalent to PGKRBSRVNAME and an option to 
> configure the application name that is looked up in the login configuration 
> file.  That's pretty straightforward, so official GSSAPI support will be 
> included in the 8.4 driver series.
>

I have committed the gssapi code with these additional configuration 
options to CVS.  A section should be added to the documentation describing 
what the login configuration file should contain, but I haven't gotten to 
that yet.

Kris Jurka

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