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Re: Dynamic IP authentication

From: Sam Barnett-Cormack <s(dot)barnett-cormack(at)lancaster(dot)ac(dot)uk>
To: Richard Dockery <Richard(dot)Dockery(at)unh(dot)edu>
Cc: "'pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Dynamic IP authentication
Date: 2004-03-19 19:04:29
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.58.0403191904050.18946@short.lancs.ac.uk (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Richard Dockery wrote:

> Does anyone know a way of authenticating client applications with dynamic IP
> addresses?  All our client machines are receiving dynamic IP addresses.  Is
> there a way to set up the pg_hba file to allow for this, or is there another
> way to configure connections so as not to use this file?
> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> Thank you!

Open access to the whole IP range, but require passwords. I think you
can wrap in SSL as well.

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Sam Barnett-Cormack
Software Developer                           |  Student of Physics & Maths
UK Mirror Service (http://www.mirror.ac.uk)  |  Lancaster University

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