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. -- Craig Ringer http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers