Required DB User Permissions?

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Required DB User Permissions?

Postby phillywebguy » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:00 pm

I'm looking for some sort of guide on best practices for using only the necessary permissions for the (MySQL) database user. I could easily just grant everything, but I only want to grant what is necessary. Any resources I can reference?

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Re: Required DB User Permissions?

Postby gws » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:28 pm

The problem is necessary to whom? As long as you are using a strong password for the DB granting all privileges shouldn't be a problem to you.You can restrict access to the DB in your cpanel to only your installation ie no external access.

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Re: Required DB User Permissions?

Postby leolam » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:32 pm

You should just grant everything without any restrictions. As gws mentioned just make sure you have a strong password (use the 'generator in cPanel) with 16 digits and copy this to a safe place!

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