I just noticed that the sample pg_hba.conf in the docs doesn't contain any use of CIDR masks - here's a patch that adds a couple of sample lines and associated comments.


Sorry for the lateness - I should have done this a month ago.

cheers

andrew
Index: client-auth.sgml
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RCS file: /projects/cvsroot/pgsql-server/doc/src/sgml/client-auth.sgml,v
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diff -c -r1.53 client-auth.sgml
*** client-auth.sgml    26 Jul 2003 13:50:01 -0000      1.53
--- client-auth.sgml    7 Aug 2003 19:05:41 -0000
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*** 451,462 ****
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  # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        IP-ADDRESS        IP-MASK           METHOD
  host    all         all         127.0.0.1         255.255.255.255   trust     
  
+ # The same as the last line but using a CIDR mask
+ #
+ # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        IP-ADDRESS/CIDR-mask  METHOD
+ host    all         all         127.0.0.1/32          trust     
+ 
  # Allow any user from any host with IP address 192.168.93.x to connect
  # to database "template1" as the same user name that ident reports for
  # the connection (typically the Unix user name).
  # 
  # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        IP-ADDRESS        IP-MASK           METHOD
  host    template1   all         192.168.93.0      255.255.255.0     ident sameuser
+ 
+ # The same as the last line but using a CIDR mask
+ #
+ # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        IP-ADDRESS/CIDR-mask  METHOD
+ host    template1   all         192.168.93.0/24       ident sameuser
  
  # Allow a user from host 192.168.12.10 to connect to database
  # "template1" if the user's password is correctly supplied.

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