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From:Suhas Pharkute Date:January 30 2007 4:14am
Subject:Re: Safe DB Distribution
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Ok, I will explain it again,

I need a way so that if some body gets the DB files (.MYD and .MYI) from my
distribution, they can put it in their DB engine and can read my DB. I would
like to STOP this stealing.

Is there any way?

Thanks
Suhas

On 1/29/07, Logan, David (SST - Adelaide) <David.Logan@stripped> wrote:
>
> Have you checked out
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/encryption-functions.html, you
> should
> be able to en/decrypt your data via these functions thereby rendering any
> data on the disk totally useless unless the process comes through your
> mysql
> server. You will have to configure mysql with openssl support though, I'm
> sure you would be able to find a package somewhere that has that
> available.
>
> You can then use mysql security to only allow access to the webserver user
> so the php package is the only one that can access this.
>
> Regards
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Suhas Pharkute [mailto:psuhas@stripped]
> Sent: Tuesday, 30 January 2007 1:55 PM
> To: Ales Zoulek
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: Safe DB Distribution
>
> Yep, I do understand that, but when I give DB to someone, I do not want
> them
> to see the database. I want them to access the database thr' the php
> application.
>
> It is very simple, I don't want any one to see my DB in open way. But they
> can access it thr' my app.
>
> I agree with about file system, and that will work on Linux but
> unfortunately I am working on Windows(98/NT/XP)
>
> any ideas!!!
>
> Thx
> Suhas
>
> On 1/29/07, Ales Zoulek <ales.zoulek@stripped> wrote:
> >
> > What is it exactly that you need to achieve?
> >
> > PHP script doesnt read a MySQL data files, MySQL server does. You can
> > configure your OS and filesystem rights, so that only MySQL server can
> > read them.
> >
> > Ales.
> >
> >
> > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > From: "Suhas Pharkute" <psuhas@stripped>
> > > To: mysql@stripped
> > > Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 11:48:27 -0700
> > > Subject: Safe DB Distribution
> > > HI,
> > >
> > > I want to distribute the MySQL DB to different user with an PHP web
> app.
> > My
> > > biggest problem is MySQL data files. Is there anyway by which I can
> > > configure the MySQL so that only PHP script can read it and if you
> > happen to
> > > copy the Data files and try to use it, that will be useless.
> > >
> > > I know, this is been in discussion before, but if I can get any other
> > idea
> > > to it, I would appreciate it
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance,
> > > Suhas
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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