Revolution, MySQL vs FileMaker
luis at anachreon.co.uk
Fri Sep 29 04:23:23 EDT 2006
True, but in that instance I'd push it all over an encrypted channel.
Especially so if it's an externally hosted database.
Josh Mellicker wrote:
> On Sep 28, 2006, at 1:26 AM, Luis wrote:
>> You have to be careful with some providers, quite a few of them will
>> not allow remote connections, only local access (such as using php on
>> the server) to server the data.
> If your site has cPanel, there is a section where you can add access
> hosts by IP, in a box that also says:
> Host (% wildcard is allowed):
> the % means any remote client can connect (if they know the username,
> password and domain)
> I examined security issues, but if someone can sniff this info they can
> also sniff the info you're passing to serverside middleware and so I
> don't see how this is any more insecure than other options.
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