Neville, Sorry for your pain but I'm glad it's been brought to light for you too before someone heinously exploits it. Looks like we've both got some work on our hands.
From what I have worked out and been advised, using php over https is the easiest route to switch to. I say easiest. But it's not going to be easy. This is the full count: 896 Opendatabase 851 revQuery 540 revdberr references 2895 revDataFromQuery; revDatabaseColumnNamed/s 1022 revCloseDatabase; revCloseCursor It's going to be a long weekend :/ Sean Cole *Pi Digital* On Sun, 18 Oct 2020 at 00:32, Neville Smythe via use-livecode < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Thanks to this thread for the realisation my remote db connections are not > secure. I just checked with Dreamhost and they gave their reasons for not > use SSL with their mySQL setup — unacceptable burden on their server and > undesirable for web app access; so in their opinion very few shared host > environments would enable SSL for mySQL. > > So I need some middleware. LC Server would have been ideal, but Dreamhost > no longer install it ;-(. I particularly could have used LC Server to drive > mailman distribution list subscription/unsubscription tasks from the > database for which I do not have a good solution at the moment. > > Neville > > > > _______________________________________________ > use-livecode mailing list > email@example.com > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your > subscription preferences: > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode > _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode