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Change a Password for PostgreSQL on Linux via Command Line

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PostgreSQL supports many client authentication methods, but in this case we’re only going to concern ourselves with two: password and md5. Note: The default authentication method for PostgreSQL is ident. If you’d like to change the PostgreSQL authentication method from ident to md5, then visit the linked tutorial! Pre-Flight Check......
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Change PostgreSQL Authentication Method from Ident to MD5

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PostgreSQL supports multiple client authentication methods including: trust, reject, md5, password, gss, sspi, krb5, ident, peer, ldap, radius, cert, and pam. Here we’re only going to concern ourselves with two: ident and md5. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for changing the PostgreSQL Authentication Method from ident to md5.......
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How to Enable Two-factor Authentication (2FA)

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Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling two-factor authentication for Manage users. What is Two-factor Authentication (2FA)? Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA) means that instead of just a password (one factor), you will need two factors (password, plus a rotating authentication token) to login to your Manage......
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Top Ten 2019 Password Security Standards

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  Here are the top ten password security standards and specification for 2019. Use these tips to increase your overall security and remember, your server is only as secure as your weakest password or point of authentication. Follow these top 10 best practices for 2019 to better protect all of......
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What is the Default Password for PostgreSQL?

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When connecting to PostgreSQL on Linux for the first time many admins have questions, especially if those admins are from the MySQL world. By default, when PostgreSQL is installed, a postgres user is also added. If you run the command: cat /etc/passwd … you’ll see the postgres user. postgres:x:26:26:PostgreSQL Server:/var/lib/pgsql:/bin/bash......