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Re: max password length
Posted by: Georgi Kodinov
Date: January 22, 2016 10:12AM

The correct answer is that it depends on the authentication method.
For the native password authentication the password passed can be arbitrarily long. It is hashed and the hash is stored into the table. It's treated as a binary string but can't contain binary zeroes.

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January 08, 2016 06:23AM
January 08, 2016 12:29PM
Re: max password length
January 22, 2016 10:12AM

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