Authenticating to a DB with a key?
steve-plug at spwiz.com
Mon Apr 8 00:31:33 MDT 2013
On 4/7/13 11:38 PM, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
> Sorry I guess I should have been clearer. Typical Apache & PHP setup
> with the DB server sitting on a separate box. I'm more concerned with
> authentication than encryption. MySQL has a ridiculously low max
> password length. I would like to maybe tunnel it and use a
> certificate exchange mechanism similar to how I use certs for SSH.
> Just wonder what I need to look at. You've given me some ideas
What version of MySQL are you using? I'm not aware of any max password
length in MySQL, at least in the last decade or so.
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