Tag: authentication method

Change a Password for PostgreSQL on Linux via Command Line

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 These instructions are intended specifically…

Change PostgreSQL Authentication Method from Ident to MD5

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. I’ll be working from a…