> hello ppl, i am wondering abut is there any way i can encrypt my phpmya=
> config file so that no body can get the username/passwd of the databse.=
> thing i want is the config file must be encrypted and decrypt only at
> application level ie it must decrypt only on execution (at applicatin l=
> once the session will be finished it must encrypt again.
This would be security by obscurity, if the de/encoding would take place =
an additional password. On top of that, it would slow down the PMA execut=
The wiser thing to do is NOT to store passwords in your config file and i=
use Cookie or HTTP Authentication via SSL. Then nobody can steal your
config.inc.php file and read passwords.
Storing the passwords in the file on servers where untrusted users have a=
to is never advisable...
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