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Re: md5 doesn't work (Was Re: Pet Peeves?)

From: Alan Hodgson <ahodgson(at)simkin(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: md5 doesn't work (Was Re: Pet Peeves?)
Date: 2009-01-29 19:59:32
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On Thursday 29 January 2009, rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)ihubbell(dot)com> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:34:00 -0800 (PST)
> Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, rhubbell wrote:
> > > Umm, because md5 doesn't work and trust does work.
> >
> > Generally this is because you haven't yet set a password for the
> > postgres user.  You have to set a password for at least the postgres
> > user via ALTER ROLE while you've still got it set to trust or ident
> > before changing to md5.
> Yeah, yeah, did all that, didn't work. Sorry, still a "Pet Peeve". (^;
> While you mention it, another "Pet Peeve" was the use of ident. Yikes.

Well, it works for everyone else. So clearly you missed something.

Current Peeve: The mindset that the Internet is some sort of school for
novice sysadmins and that everyone -not- doing stupid dangerous things
should act like patient teachers with the ones who are. -- Bill Cole, NANAE 

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