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Re: Host IP

From: tuan <nguyen_a(at)cnam(dot)fr>
To: "pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Host IP
Date: 2000-08-25 15:32:17
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Fredrick Bartlett wrote:
> Hello,  List!
> How can I connect to the remote PostgresSQL host using IP address,  not
> host name.
> Fredrick

provided you started the remote postmaster with -i option,simply
replace hostname by IP address :

/usr/local/pgsql/bin/psql -h dbname

But remember previous posts :IP sockets less secure.(thanks for your
explanation,Gordon )

May be improved with ssh login to the host running the backend then run
psql or front-end programs from there ? Though doing this needs to set up an
user account on the server for every person allowed to connect to the
database .

How do you think ?

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