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Re: md5 doesn't work (Was Re: Pet Peeves?)

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)ihubbell(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: md5 doesn't work (Was Re: Pet Peeves?)
Date: 2009-01-30 07:55:38
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On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 12:41 PM, rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)ihubbell(dot)com> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:34:00 -0800 (PST)
> Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, rhubbell wrote:
>> > Umm, because md5 doesn't work and trust does work.
>> Generally this is because you haven't yet set a password for the postgres
>> user.  You have to set a password for at least the postgres user via ALTER
>> ROLE while you've still got it set to trust or ident before changing to md5.
> Yeah, yeah, did all that, didn't work. Sorry, still a "Pet Peeve". (^;
> While you mention it, another "Pet Peeve" was the use of ident. Yikes.

So, maybe you could tell us what "didn't work" means in a more
expanded manner, along with things like error messages?  md5 works a
charm for me, and it has since it came out, so I'm wondering what's so
different in your setup that it doesn't.

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