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From:Michael Widenius Date:January 2 2000 7:10pm
Subject:Are DBI Passwords encrypted?
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>>>>> "Joseph" == Joseph R Junkin <jjunkin@stripped> writes:

Joseph> I understand that MySQL encrypts the password when using the 'mysql'
Joseph> client program.

Joseph> But when connecting to MySQL with DBI/DBD, is the password transmitted
Joseph> encrypted or unencrypted?

encrypted;  DBI/DBD uses the same C API as all other MySQL clients,
except the JDBC drivers (The JDBC drivers have of course to emulate
the C API as the mysqld server can tell one of these from the other)

Regards,
Monty


Joseph> Thanks,
Joseph> Joe Junkin
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