Set the path to the encryption key file. Default is the .pgpoolkey file located in the users home directory, which can be overridden by the environment variable PGPOOLKEYFILE.
Encryption key to be used for encrypting database passwords.
Specifies the pgpool.conf file.
Prompt for database password using standard input.
Prompt for encryption key using standard input.
Create encrypted password entry in the pool_passwd file.
Creates the pool_passwd entry for the database user called your_username.
Prints the help for pg_enc.
Here is an example output:
pg_enc -p db password: [your password]
./pg_enc foo trying to read key from file /home/pgpool/.pgpoolkey jglid1QRgiCl/vfhHUDyVA== pool_passwd string: AESjglid1QRgiCl/vfhHUDyVA==
pg_enc can be used for pool_passwd passwords with:
pg_enc -m -f /path/to/pgpool.conf -u username -p db password: [your password]
which will add an entry for username with the password given.