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From:Christian Mack Date:March 19 1999 2:32pm
Subject:Re: Writing to mysql as NOBODY
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Hi Faisal

Not if you give "nobody" only the right to connect from localhost.


Faisal Nasim wrote:
> 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