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[nycphp-talk] shared server security [Session problem on virtual host]

David Mintz dmintz at davidmintz.org
Thu Jan 20 16:15:30 EST 2005


On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, David Mintz wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Rolan Yang wrote:
>
> > Your post reminded me of an problem I have with shared hosts. Is there
> > any way to hide/protect the mysql login/password from other users who
> > may have shell access to the same machine?

I forgot to mention another possible solution. Run in cgi mode under
php-cgiwrap, so your scripts run as you; then chmod your scripts to 600 so
others (such as 'nobody' and your fellow hosting customers) can't read
them.

HTH

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