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?
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 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?
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
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
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I am installing MySQL on Linux (Fedora 19) using Generic Binaries download file mysql-5.6.12-linux-glibc2.5-x86_64.tar.gz.
I have been working in the following sequence:
shell> groupadd mysql
shell> useradd -r -g mysql mysql
shell> cd /usr/local
shell> tar zxvf /path/to/mysql-VERSION-OS.tar.gz
shell> ln -s full-path-to-mysql-VERSION-OS mysql
shell> cd mysql