A parameter defining the command to be invoked when an SSL passphrase is needed

ssl_passphrase_command is a configuration parameter defining an external command to be invoked when a passphrase for decrypting an SSL file such as a private key needs to be obtained.

ssl_passphrase_command was added in PostgreSQL 11.

Default value

The default value for ssl_passphrase_command is: '' (empty string).

Change history


Encryption, GUC configuration item, Security

See also