This article recommends the UNIX nobody user to access MySQL from Joomla scripts. Is this standard practice? Moreover, is it reasonable to use it, say, both for Joomla and WordPress?
Just noticed a problem with my auto upgrade, it states because my Mysql is outdated it cannot upgrade my cpanel. How do i rectify this? As i have scripts that run on older versions of Mysql, i have installed a php selector so that's not really an issue but i have not heard of an Mysql selector.
I am setting up Subdomain based MU on my domain.Everything is hosted by me running on one CentOS/Webmin VPS. Will I be better off setting the MySQL user's domain as localhost, 127.0.0.1 or with a wildcard %.mydomain.com? Which is more secure? Is localhost === 127.0.0.1? If not what is the difference?
Also, what is my domain from MySQL's or Wordpress' pov when I am connected by ssh terminal?
We have just copied a clients live Joomla site files over to a new subdomain. And created a new database and copied the data & structure over also. This will be used for development testing of new features before we roll them out to the live site.
I am using Joomla 1.5 and I am already aware of some of the difficulties associated with creating Joomla accounts from third party domains and scripts and authenticating with Joomla (logging in) from a third party domain / script.
My understanding is that the difficulty lies in the usage of a secret key to salt the MD5 hashed password for added security, and that this key resides in the configura
Ok couple of times in a month some users' joomla sites got hacked or iframed and send many spam mails. If I disable all user account I will loose clients. So I want to take an action at admin level. In someway, I want to limit or block certein local user and it is most of time system acount for that domain that sends mails. Please advice me. I am going to install csf and see what it does.
For some reason when I installed MySQL on my machine (a Mac running OS X 10.9) the 'root' MySQL account got messed up and I don't have access to it, but I do have access to the standard MySQL account 'sean@localhost' which I use to log into phpMyAdmin.
I am trying to reset the 'root' password by starting the mysqld daemon using the command mysqld --skip-grant-tables and then running the following