chkpass

A contrib module which provided 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 was a contrib module which provided a datatype designed for storing encrypted passwords.

chkpass was introduced in PostgreSQL 7.2 (commit b95ff0c5) and was removed before the release of PostgreSQL 11 as it was no longer seen as a viable security tool (release notes; commit 5d3cad56).

  • PostgreSQL 10 documentation: chkpass

Categories

Contrib module, Data type, Obsolete

See also

passwordcheck