You should put a check in your script to see if the mail has already been sent for the day and don't send another if it has. That way someone can't go to the page and hit refresh a bunch of times and cram your inbox full of mails.
---John Holmes... > -----Original Message----- > From: Edgard Berendsen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 2:14 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP] Cronjob security > > If you go to the URL I receive a mail telling me if anybody of > my DB has birthday. Nothing special. > > Thanks! > > "Analysis & Solutions" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > > Sire: > > > >... but I've read it is un-secure. Is this true? > > > > Depends. What happens if I go to that URI and try to run the script? > > If it would cause problems, then yes, it's insecure. If it doesn't > > matter, than no, it's not. So, what would happen if I hit your script > > with my web browser? > > > > --Dan > > > > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php