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From: "Vishal Kashyap (at) [SaiHertz]" <vishalonlist(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL Backup Script
Date: 2005-04-01 04:54:00
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Dear all,

I am stuck with database backup.
While using pg_dump the utility asks for password but since I require
this process to be automated the password prompt is giving me
is their any way by which can pass the password automatically.
Like setting up a variable in php  which passes the password to the
pg_dump utility on prompt this way the whole process of pg_dump would
get automated.
One obvious solution was to use .pgpass but it does not appeal me
because it is again a security threat.
any pointers or help may lead to unlocked secret.

With Best Regards,
Vishal Kashyap.
Lead Software Developer,,


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