|From:||"Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>|
|To:||"Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>|
|Subject:||Re: Change password issue|
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Pflug [mailto:pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de]
> Sent: 17 February 2006 14:35
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: pgadmin-hackers
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Change password issue
> Dave Page wrote:
> > I spotted an issue with the change password dialogue today;
> if you have
> > connected using trust authentication, or a password in
> pgpass.conf, then
> > there is no way to change the password because the pgServer object
> > doesn't know what the original one is.
> > The simple fix would be to remove the 'enter old password'
> > but that just doesn't feel right. For pgpass connections we
> could try to
> > retrieve the password from the file, but there is no way for trusted
> > connections that I can see.
> > Thoughts?
> On the TODO list.
It is? Can't see it for looking :-(
> As soon as we encrypt the password to
> create the SQL
> we can ask for the password, encrypt and check against
> pg_authid ourselves.
Yeah, that sounds reasonable.
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