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:


You might be interested in 'ident same' or some other combination of options.

Andrew Gould
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