Thank you for all that provided information for this, its all up and running no for my next question :) Andrew > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Kasimir K > Sent: 06 May 2004 18:38 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] PHP install Apache locally on XP > > > Hi Andrew, > > > Just one thing left MySQL does seem to be a bit jumpy but > it probably > > needs to settle into its new home, the problem is > > > > Your configuration file contains settings (root with no > password) that > > correspond to the default MySQL privileged account. Your > MySQL server > > is running with this default, is open to intrusion, and you really > > should fix this security hole. > > This is what phpMyAdmin tells you, if you use the db with user 'root' > and with password ''. This is in config.inc.php (lines 83 and > 84 in my > version). > > If you carefully block any access to your system from > outside, then this > is not a problem. But if you don't, then it is a big bad > problem... it > means that anyone who cares to lay an eye on your machine, can access > anything you have in your db. > > > > kasimir > -- > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !