On Fri, 13 Mar 1998, Stephan B. Doliov wrote:
> Pter Mount wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Mar 1998, Stephan B. Doliov wrote:
> > > I know i must be doing something inanely stupid but the jdbc driver that
> > >
> > > in pg_hba.conf i have
> > > local all password password
> > > host all 22.214.171.124 255.255.255.224 password password
> > This is your problem, the IP address & mask don't match (for postgresql's
> > purposes).
> > If you are trying to say: only 126.96.36.199 is to have access, then it
> > should read:
> > host all 188.8.131.52 255.255.255.255 password password
> > but, if you are saying that the network that 184.108.40.206 resides is to
> > have access, and 255.255.255.224 is the netmask, then this should read:
> thanks for clarifying my consfusion regarding netmasks (i just did an
> ifconfig -a on my le0 (ethernet) interface and saw the netmask ws
> ffffffe0) and so thought that is what i should put in the pg_hba.conf
> however - the mystery i still have not yet been able to solve is why do i
> have to speccify the host in the url in order to get the jdbc driver to
> jdbc:postgresql:funnystuff fails
> jdbc:postgresql://220.127.116.11/funnystuff works.
> pg_hba.conf reads:
> local all password password
> host all 18.104.22.168 255.255.255.225 password password
To get just jdbc:postgresql:funnystuff to work you need to add localhost
to ph_hba.conf, ie:
host all 127.0.0.1 255.255.255.255 password password
ps: the second password isn't required, as 6.3 now uses the pg_shadow
table for storing passwords, and the ALTER USER statement allows you to
change the password - no need to use the pg_password utility.
> is it because poastmaster is running with the -i option? if i let the
> pg_hba.conf file for local read
> local all trust
> i don't need to specify the hostname in the url.
local in pg_hba.conf refers to the UNIX domain socket.
> by and large, i can live with this no problem, it's just that my curiosity
> has been greatly aroused by the observed behavior.
One thing I am doing, is that as some one has a problem like this, I'm
adding it to the FAQ (prior to writing some proper docs) for the JDBC
Peter T Mount petermount(at)earthling(dot)net or pmount(at)maidast(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk
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