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Re: Password requirement in windows installer

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "Decibel!" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-development list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Password requirement in windows installer
Date: 2007-08-31 16:37:16
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Decibel! wrote:
> Is there something insecure about using ident sameuser for localhost
> authentication on Windows?

FWIW, I never advise people to use ident auth for postgres except on 
local (a.k.a. Unix domain socket) connections, which don't exist on Windows.



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