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From: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Robert Bernabe" <rbernabe(at)sandmansystems(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: WITH ENCRYPTION feature ?
Date: 2008-01-24 13:36:33
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On Jan 24, 2008 4:32 AM, Robert Bernabe <rbernabe(at)sandmansystems(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi,
>    Is there a translation of this MSSQL feature in PostgreSQL? It's
> still actually possible to decrypt the encrypted stored procedure in the
> server but end of the day it should be recognized that all these efforts
> will just serve to make things slightly more difficult (e.g. leaving
> your car unlocked instead of locked or leaving the keys inside). Anyways
> the feature in MSSQL will encrypt the stored procedure in the server
> such that when it's viewed by a sysad or anybody else, they will
> encrypted text instead of T-SQL code.  Many Thanks in advance for any
> clues.

Nope, there is no such way to do this in Postgres.  You can look
through the archives (primarily on -hackers) regarding encryption,
wrapping, and obfuscation.

Jonah H. Harris, Sr. Software Architect | phone: 732.331.1324
EnterpriseDB Corporation                | fax: 732.331.1301
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