On 10 April 2017 at 13:57, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> On 10 April 2017 at 12:34, Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Attached is a patch to hopefully make the discussion progress. I
>> simply propose to use sasl as a keyword for pg_hba.conf, on the basis
>> that SASL is the protocol used, and scram is a mechanism used to
>> achieve the SASL exchange. We can always come up with a set of options
>> and aliases later, I am actually open to have more fancy extra options
>> in pg_hba.conf.
> I'd really like to see this approach proceed.
> pg_hba.conf isn't the most user-friendly thing in the world, and seems
> to be one of the top sources of confusion for new users. Simple is
> good here IMO.
> Let users specify 'scram' and negotiate.

sasl, rather.

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