Hi all

I use the classic following rows to connect to a mysql
database. I always put $passsword in clear in the php
connection file and I wonder whether there is a way to
have it in md5 so that someone reading the file could
not use it to connect to the db. I googled a bit but
find only threads explaining how to have password
saved in md5 inside a mysql table which is not I would
like to do

Regards,

GaŽl

        function SQLConnect()
        {
                $server_name = 'localhost';
                $db_name = 'cmsdb';
                $user_name = 'user';
                $password = 'clearpassword';

                if (!$dbconnect =
mysql_connect($server_name, $user_name, $password))
                {
                        echo "Connection failed to the
host 'localhost'.";
                        exit;
                }
                if (!mysql_select_db($db_name))
                {
                        echo "Cannot connect to
database '.$db_name.'";
                        exit;
                }
        }


                
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