Authenticating to a DB with a key?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 01:03:38 MDT 2013


5.5 something through AWS RDS service.


On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 1:31 AM, Steve Meyers <steve-plug at spwiz.com> wrote:

> 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
> > though.
>
> 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.
>
> Steve
>
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