Andreas Karlsson <> writes:
> On 04/17/2016 09:28 PM, Bill Moran wrote:
>> What I believe is happening, is that the pg connection libs
>> first try to connect via ssl and get a password failed error,
>> then fallback to trying to connect without ssl, and get a "no
>> pg_hba.conf entry" error. The problem is that the second error
>> masks the first one, hiding the real cause of the connection
>> failure, and causing a lot of confusion.

> I got both the messages when I tried this with psql. What did you do 
> when you only got the second message?

Maybe Bill tried it with a rather old libpq?  This rings a bell
as being something we fixed awhile back.

                        regards, tom lane

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