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PRTG should use newer Npgsql.dll



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As a PRTG User, I want to use scram-sha-256 aus authentication method for PostgreSQL, which should be possible with Npgsql.dll Version 3.2.7 or newer, but PRTG has installed the very old Npgsql.dll Version

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Because authentication via MD5 is no more allowed due to BSI, we need scram-sha-256 as authentication for our PostgreSQL databases, but scram-sha-256 is not supported directly by PRTG. It seems that PRTG accesses PostgreSQL databases via Microsoft .NET (see https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/postgresql_sensor) and the responsable library is PRTG/SensorSystem/Npgsql.dll. Login to PostgreSQL databases via scram-sha-256 should be possible with Npgsql.dll Version 3.2.7 (03.02.2018) or newer, but PRTG has installed the very old Npgsql.dll Version, which does not know about scram-sha-256 nothing at all. We are begging to install a newer Version of Npgsql.dll

Acceptance criteria

  • Installation of Npgsql.dll Version 3.2.7 or newer



md5 npgsql-dll postgresql scram scram-sha-256

Created on Dec 2, 2020 1:25:25 PM by  Yak (15) 1

Last change on Mar 31, 2021 1:39:06 PM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]


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