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cyber 05-17-2003 05:46 AM

1. How can I do something of this?
"It is recommended that you protect the directory in which you installed phpMyAdmin (unless it's on a closed intranet, or you wish to use HTTP or cookie authentication), for example with HTTP-AUTH (in a .htaccess file)"

2. i'm trying to set a password in but then I get this:

Welcome to phpMyAdmin 2.5.0
MySQL said:
Access denied for user: 'root@localhost' (Using password: YES)

what to do?

vous 05-17-2003 05:54 AM

Is this a fresh install? How did you start up the MySQL db? If you just want to get started you might want to try starting the db with the safestartmysql script...

cyber 05-17-2003 05:58 AM

yes I installed it now, i startup MySQL with:

/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe --user=mysql &

is that what you mean?

cyber 05-17-2003 06:11 AM

okay, now I've set a password for user root in mysql,,. but how do I get a secure connection to phpMyAdmin so that noone else can use my phpMyAdmin from the internet?

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