PGPASSWORD env var works fine. Thanks !
On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 2:46 PM, James Keener <j...@jimkeener.com> wrote: > Is setting it as an environment variable an option? > https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/libpq-envars.html > > Alternatively, a service file? https://www.postgresql.org/ > docs/9.0/static/libpq-pgservice.html > > Jim > > > On April 13, 2018 2:43:01 PM EDT, David Gauthier <davegauthie...@gmail.com> > wrote: >> >> Hi: >> >> PG v9.5.2 on RHEL >> >> I like to use an alias to connect to my favorite DBs but don't like to >> enter passwords. I used to just disable passwords (working behind a >> firewall), but this one is different. I see nothing in the interactive >> connect string where I can enter the password... >> >> psql -h thehost -U memyselfi mydb >> >> Missing something like "-p mypassword" >> >> Is there a way I can stick the pw in the linux alias definition ? >> >> Just thinking something like this may be available since hardcoded >> passwords are supported in perl/dbi, pg driver >> >> Thanks ! >> > > -- > Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. >