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Old 21st June 2006, 17:28
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Originally Posted by torusturtle
So there is now way around a clear text password.
Just be sure that the reading permission for the specific file or folder are set right.
Thats exactly the problem. Even if we encrypt the mysql password with a reversible encryption algorithm, we will have to store the password for this encryption anywhere in cleartext. So this wont add any additional security.
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