From: tedd >At 2:36 PM -0400 9/24/10, Bastien Koert wrote: >>On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 2:26 PM, tedd <tedd.sperl...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> At 2:09 PM -0400 9/24/10, Bastien Koert wrote: >>>> >>>> @tedd, >>>> >>>> He wants not techie users to create new systems for their clients when >>>> they sign up. It involves creating a DB and he's wondering about >>>> security for that. The main part of the app needs the least priv's to >>>> run (select, update, insert [,delete]) while the creating the DB >>>> obviously takes more. The OP was asking how to best handle that since >>>> the he didn't want to give the main app DB user account more privs >>>> than needed. >>> >>> Okay, what does creating "new systems for their clients" mean? >>> >>> What I want to know is specifically what these non-techie users intend to >>> do? >>> >>> Please don't answer that they want to set up accounts for their clients >>> because that is meaningless to me. That could mean anything. >>> >> > So, what specifically are these non-techie users going to do? >> >>Create a DB schema, create and populate tables. > > Creating a DB schema is not for non-techies -- you really need to > know what you are doing to do this. > > But we all live with what we create.
I suspect he actually means create a new table using a predefined schema. But unfortunately, he doesn't appear to know enough about the problem to be able to explain it. He is either in way over his depth, or hasn't done a very good job of defining his requirements. Bob McConnell -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php