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Re: Access PostgreSQL server via SSL/Internet

From: Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net>
To: Andrew Selle <aselle(at)upl(dot)cs(dot)wisc(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Access PostgreSQL server via SSL/Internet
Date: 2000-08-26 21:01:51
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* Andrew Selle <aselle(at)upl(dot)cs(dot)wisc(dot)edu> [000826 07:50] wrote:
> > 
> > It is trivial to connect clients and servers across an ssh-piped
> > connection. I'm not sure of the details as far as getting things set up
> > to be automated for turnkey installations.
> > 
> OTOH, people using ssh-piped connections need actual accounts on 
> the database server, opposed to just database accounts.  That's
> something that isn't necessarily a good idea.  Also, ssh-piped 
> connections are decent to setup, but you must always ssh in before
> you want to do anything else.

Actually I'm pretty sure you can get around this problem with 
host keys, but I haven't tried that.

-Alfred Perlstein - [bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net|alfred(at)freebsd(dot)org]
"I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."

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