One thing I do with Postgres that I'm not sure MySQL supports is Kerberos5 authentication. This way, a user logs in (and they have a user account on the DB) and I use their remote user name and their Kerberos ticket to authenticate them to the DB. That works without having to store a password anywhere on the filesystem.


William Trappeniers wrote:
Hi all

I was wondering if it is possible to protect my password to the MySQL-server
from being in a PHP-script.  Now I can't do that, so everybody who gets to
see my php-sourcecode also can see my (not protected/not encrypted)
How can I change this?



William Trappeniers

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