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From:Faisal Nasim Date:March 19 1999 8:11am
Subject:Re: Writing to mysql as NOBODY
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If I add "nobody" anybody (hacker I mean) can connect to my local sql
server and can damange much things.

Password protection? It just wouldn't work! (I am on Win32)

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>> I have a little problem, on my Linux Redhat 5.1, I can use mysql,
>> mysqladmin etc. I can also append, read etc values via a Perl
>> script (via telnet), but when I call the same script from the web,
>> it doesn't work. I think it is running as NOBODY and mysql won't
>> permit nobody to write into the database!
>
>Sure it will.  Just add the appropriate permissions for "nobody" to the
>database.  Works fine here.
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Writing to mysql as NOBODYFaisal Nasim19 Mar
  • Re: Writing to mysql as NOBODYEd Carp19 Mar
Re: Writing to mysql as NOBODYFaisal Nasim19 Mar
  • Re: Writing to mysql as NOBODYChristian Mack19 Mar