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Hello,

 

i have been learning PHP and starting to ue mySQL i have read and found coding that .htaccess can read username and passwords on mySQL but i can not get it working, below i hae add the coding that i have found if anyone can help me out i would be very greatful

 

AuthType Basic

AuthName "Restricted Area"

Auth_MYSQLhost mysql.uk.clara.net

Auth_MYSQLusername *****

Auth_MYSQLpassword *****

Auth_MYSQLdatabase database

Auth_MYSQLpwd_table login

Auth_MYSQLuid_field username

Auth_MYSQLpwd_field password

Auth_MYSQL_EncryptedPasswords off

require valid-user

 

when i upload this to the website to does not bring up and username and password box like it should, i have been using .htaccess with .htpasswd for a few years now and that works correctly.

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Welcome to the forums sdc121 :(

 

I have no idea what you are attempting to do nor have I ever tried using MySQL commands in a .htaccess file. Maybe someone else can help.

 

thanks for getting back to me, do you now the best and most sacure way to sacure a website directory using MYSQL?

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