R: [Qgis-user] Postgis SSL connection

Juha Tuomala Juha.Tuomala at iki.fi
Wed May 7 04:06:49 EDT 2008




On Wednesday 07 May 2008 10:50:11 marco.pasetti at alice.it wrote:
> Da: qgis-user-bounces at lists.osgeo.org per conto di Andreas Neumann
> Inviato: mer 07/05/2008 9.05
> A: qgis-user at lists.osgeo.org
> Oggetto: [Qgis-user] Postgis SSL connection
> I have a Postgis server that only allows SSL connections (also on port
> 5432). While I can easily connect to it using psql or pgadmin3, it seems
> like QGIS can't connect using SSL. Is there a compile option to add SSL
> support to the Postgis driver?
> 
> If this functionality is still missing, how much effort would it be to add
> such an option to QGIS? I guess one  would have to use the OpenSSL
> libraries for that purpose.

BTW, if implementing SSL, there are multiple ways to do it and 
it has been discussed for example in PKCS#11 case for KDE (Qt related):

  http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116201

I personally think that smartcard support would be a huge plus, handling
those certificates is a real pita.


Tuju

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