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Re: Beginning with phpPgAdmin



On Sun, 2006-02-05 at 02:20 +0000, Paul Smith wrote:
> On 2/5/06, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> > > Is there some danger that somebody malicious from outside can get
> > > access to my databases, since the access is done via a web-browser?
> > > What are the cautions to take?
> > ----
> > Is this computer directly connected to the Internet or are you using a
> > firewall/router appliance?
> >
> > If directly connected to the Internet...are you running firewall?
> > 'system-config-securitylevel' - make sure that it (Firewall) is on.
> 
> Yes, Craig, my computer is directly connected to the Internet, but I
> am running a firewall (Shorewall).
> 
----
Well then if http (port 80) is open to the world per shorewall
rules...then so is phppgadmin and if shorewall has http (port 80)
blocked, then it is not available to the world.

Craig


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