On 9/26/17 18:39, Michael Paquier wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 2:41 AM, Mark Dilger <hornschnor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was under the impression that md5 was removed for this release, per other
>> threads that I must not have followed closely enough.
> md5 is still present, its configuration in pg_hba.conf and
> password_encryption are still here. "plain" is what has been removed.

More precisely, the ability to store passwords in plain text in
pg_authid has been removed.  You can still use the authentication method
"password" that sends passwords in plain text over the wire.

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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