Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: simple question

From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>
To: Berényi Gábor <ber_(at)freemail(dot)hu>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: simple question
Date: 2005-03-14 01:50:41
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-interfaces
On Mar 13, 2005, at 5:39 PM, Berényi Gábor wrote:

> I want to send a password __safely__ to the backend that does not
> support ssl, and want to know if libpq will encode it automatically if 
> I
> just call PQconnectdb() with an __unencoded__ password and if I ask
> the server administrator to set up an md5 auth method for me in
> pg_hba.conf?

Yes. If you specify md5 in the pg_hba.conf file, that is what the 
server will tell libpq to send.

If you have any concerns, try watching your session with something like 

John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Power Tools for PostgreSQL

In response to

pgsql-interfaces by date

Next:From: SG EdwardsDate: 2005-03-15 21:07:43
Subject: Check before insert
Previous:From: Berényi GáborDate: 2005-03-13 22:39:18
Subject: simple question

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2018 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group