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PowerCMSConnection.php adminpassword or other

Thread began 11/09/2012 6:04 pm by henrik441511 | Last modified 12/11/2012 3:47 pm by Jason Byrnes | 1208 views | 5 replies |

henrik441511

PowerCMSConnection.php adminpassword or other

Hi.
Question: if I use username "admin" in the powercmsconnection will there then be a security risk that people can see the admin password? Can people hack into the powercmsconnection.php file?


I have set up a site with powercms and other tables. Everything works fine. But for security reason i wonder how to use mysql priviliges and powercmsconnectioin. If i use an mysql admin user i can update insert and so for ex. for update user registration. But if i use powercmsconnection username as mysql quest where there are only view priviliges it does not function.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

The Connection file is secure. a malicious user would need to gain access directly to the FTP server in order to see the information in the connection file, it cannot be read from a web browser.

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henrik441511

edit in PowerCMSConnection.php

Hi.
Am i allowed to change the powercmsconnection.php or do webassist another workaround?
By the way as an novice i find supersuite very intuitive and my acknodlege.

Thanks for reply and good to know the security.
Next is that admin users can not edit the admin_cms pages because $username_PowerCMSConnection="everbody";
Am i allowed to change the powercmsconnection.php or do webassist another workaround?
By the way as an novice i find supersuite very intuitive and my acknodlege.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you can change the connection settings by going to the Database tab (Window -> Database) and double clicking the powercmsconnection to open the connection settings screen.

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henrik441511

Hacker on powercmsconnection?

hi.
We have a small fitnesscenter www.motionhappyhour.dk and every thuesday our site have malfunction. Then i have to upload it all again. i ran virus check and an file installed.jpg was qurantied. is it surftown where we are hosted or webassist or our php code that is wrong?

we do not have an .htaccess file on our domain if we need that can you please sent us such one.
Kind regards henrik

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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