SSL cPanel mySql setup

Sean Cole (Pi) sean at
Sat Oct 17 22:13:14 EDT 2020


Sorry for your pain but I'm glad it's been brought to light for you too
before someone heinously exploits it. Looks like we've both got some work
on our hands.

>From what I have worked out and been advised, using php over https is the
easiest route to switch to.

I say easiest. But it's not going to be easy. This is the full count:

896 Opendatabase
851 revQuery
540 revdberr references
2895 revDataFromQuery; revDatabaseColumnNamed/s
1022 revCloseDatabase; revCloseCursor

It's going to be a long weekend :/

Sean Cole
*Pi Digital*

On Sun, 18 Oct 2020 at 00:32, Neville Smythe via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Thanks to this thread for the realisation my remote db connections are not
> secure. I just checked with Dreamhost and they gave their reasons for not
> use SSL with their mySQL setup — unacceptable burden on their server and
> undesirable for web app access; so in their opinion very few shared host
> environments would enable SSL for mySQL.
> So I need some middleware. LC Server would have been ideal, but Dreamhost
> no longer install it ;-(. I particularly could have used LC Server to drive
> mailman distribution list subscription/unsubscription tasks from the
> database for which I do not have a good solution at the moment.
> Neville
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