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Re: What is a password for?

From: Micah Yoder <micah(at)yoderdev(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: What is a password for?
Date: 2008-03-16 05:48:02
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On Sunday 16 March 2008 12:31:40 am Weiwei Guo wrote:
> I cannot understand the mechanism for password. Is it a bug?

Check your pg_hba.conf file.  I suspect that for LOCAL connections you have 
specified TRUST "authentication".

If you want to enforce passwords you would change TRUST to MD5.

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