chkpass

A deprecated contrib module providing a datatype designed for storing encrypted passwords
This entry relates to a PostgreSQL feature, application/utility, website or other subject which is no longer available/maintained.

chkpass is a deprecated a contrib module providing a datatype designed for storing encrypted passwords.

chkpass was introduced in PostgreSQL 7.2 and was removed before the release of PostgreSQL 11 as it was no longer seen as a viable security too.

Change history

  • PostgreSQL 10 documentation: chkpass

Categories

Contrib module, Data type, Obsolete

See also

passwordcheck