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Re: fallback authentication

From: Ron Peterson <rpeterso(at)mtholyoke(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: fallback authentication
Date: 2004-12-11 01:50:56
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On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 03:20:50PM -0500, Ron Peterson wrote:

> Sometimes, however, I would like to create an account in PostgreSQL
> which I do not want to also maintain in LDAP.  Is it possible to
> configure authentication to fall through to a different method?

I suppose the right thing to do is either

* don't be lazy, and update my LDAP maintainance to include the
  required accounts, or

* fall through in pam.  Is there anything similar in concept to
  libpam-pgsql, but which simply authenticates against PostgreSQL's
  built-in authentication mechanism?

Ron Peterson
Network & Systems Manager
Mount Holyoke College

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