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From: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.online>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Storing database credentials outside an org file
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 14:24:20 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87bl2w6cej.fsf@tsdye.online> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3f63e0ad-9788-4169-5abf-36094eac053e@gmail.com>

Aloha Mike,

Mike Gauland <mikelygee@gmail.com> writes:

> On 1/11/21 4:33 pm, Tim Cross wrote:
>> Mike Gauland <mikelygee@gmail.com> writes:
>>> I often use an org file to record database queries, using sql 
>>> source blocks.
>>> I've been putting the database credentials in the file using 
>>> header-args:sql
>>> properties, but I'd prefer to have the credentials saved in a 
>>> separate file for
>>> security reasons.
>>> Any ideas on how I could make this work?
>> It probably wouldn't be too hard to use the authinfo.gpg 
>> facility via
>> the auth-source library which is included in Emacs. In fact, I 
>> think
>> sql-mode might already have support for this built in.
> Thanks for the suggestion. I didn't see it on worg, but in 
> ob-sql.el I found
> support for ":dbconnection". I can set up an entry in 
> sql-connection-alist, and
> give the name of the entry to the sql block via :dbconnection. 
> Now, my password
> is safely out of the .org file. As a bonus, it is easier to 
> maintain across
> different org files.

The Worg entry should be fixed now.  Thanks for the report.

All the best,
Thomas S. Dye

      reply	other threads:[~2021-11-07  0:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-01  3:05 Mike Gauland
2021-11-01  3:33 ` Tim Cross
2021-11-01  5:54   ` Rob Sargent
2021-11-02  2:15   ` Mike Gauland
2021-11-07  0:24     ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]

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