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Re: Storing sensitive data

From: "Guido Barosio" <gbarosio(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Kevin Crenshaw" <kcrenshaw(at)viscient(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Storing sensitive data
Date: 2006-03-09 13:28:42
Message-ID: f7f6b4c70603090528l7fa94847q87a3cb9d9c272a90@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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You could use md5() described in:

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/functions-string.html

Rgds.
g.-

On 3/9/06, Kevin Crenshaw <kcrenshaw(at)viscient(dot)com> wrote:
>
>  I have a table that stores usernames and passwords and I want to encrypt
> the passwords before they are stored in the database.  Will postgresql do
> this for me, or do I have to do the encryption on the client side?  Could
> you please point me to some instructions on how to accomplish this.
>
>
>
> Thanks for your help,
>
>
>
> kevin
>
>
>



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