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This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user.
Proposed solutions include:
certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable)
password vault support (optional)
Solution should provide an option to utilize the same TLS certificate for Secure+ transfers and for connection to local PostgreSQL database (using certificate's cn (Common Name) mapping in PostgreSQL).
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How will this idea be used?
Replacement of locally stored, encrypted passwords from Windows Registry into certificate-based authentication.
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