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Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values

From: Keith Gray <keith(at)heart(dot)com(dot)au>
To: cnliou(at)eurosport(dot)com
Cc: ODBC <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values
Date: 2002-01-15 01:31:20
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cnliou(at)eurosport(dot)com wrote:
> Problem happens when the decryption routine (running
> in Windoz) tries to decrypt the encrypted password
> retrieved from postgresql - it occasionally succeeds
> but hangs most of the time.

I would never use decrypt of password...
One should always compare if 

encrypt(attempt) = encrypt(password)

...then you do not need to decrypt - better security

Keith Gray

Technical Development Manager
Heart Consulting Services P/L

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