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Re: Change password issue

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: "pgadmin-hackers" <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Change password issue
Date: 2006-02-17 14:40:07
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E40103E1C1@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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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' 
> requirement,
> > 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.

/D

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