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Re: Security choices...

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Philip Warner <pjw(at)rhyme(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Security choices...
Date: 2000-08-04 21:59:34
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0008042316130.1568-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Philip Warner writes:

> Is there any reason that a security model does not exist for psql that
> allows Unix user 'fred' to log in as PG user 'fred' with no password etc,
> but any user trying to log on as someone other than themselves has to
> provide a password?

Short of someone sitting down and making it happen I don't see any. You'd
only need to implement some sort of fall-through in `pg_hba.conf', which
in my estimate can't be exceedingly hard.


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