On Friday 12 September 2003 05:13 pm, Kirk Strauser wrote: > At 2003-09-12T21:39:14Z, "Andrew L. Gould" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > You're looking for something difficult when the easier answer is correct. > > > > As root, set pgsql's password by executing: > > > > passwd pgsql > > What would that buy me? After doing that, I can still access any database > on the system with: > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ psql -U pgsql template1 > Welcome to psql 7.3.4, the PostgreSQL interactive terminal. > > without being prompted for a password. I don't want users, even local > users, to have full run of the database as the user of their choice.
In your situation, I would give pgsql a password, regardless. Then read the documentation that comes in pg_hba.conf and at: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.3/static/client-authentication.html#AUTH-PG-HBA-CONF You might be interested in 'ident same' or some other combination of options. Andrew Gould _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"