Thanks to everybody who answered.
Maybe it is really the best thing to use a tool like postgresql-relay or
pgpool - I will investigate these.
I'm not eager to reinvent the wheel.
We have considered relocating DNS entries, but the problem is that a
DNS entry takes long to propagate; in particular Windows has a caching
Thank you also for drawing my attention to pg_service.conf - I have not
been aware of it.
There are two 'shortcomings':
- It still means that you have to change the config file on every
- This feature cannot be used with psql or ecpg, right?
Do you think that it is worth the effort for me to look into extending
pg_service.conf/PGSYSCONFDIR approach to LDAP (and changing psql to use