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Re: Re: Proposal for encrypting pg_shadow passwords

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: Proposal for encrypting pg_shadow passwords
Date: 2001-08-16 15:47:32
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0108161746220.677-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian writes:

> OK, I see how I can do that. I thought the salt was part of the startup
> packet but I see now that it is send during the authentication request.
> I can make it longer, probably 6 characters:
>
> 	> 62^6
> 	        56800235584

Why not take all 255 characters?

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Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net   http://funkturm.homeip.net/~peter


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