[TriLUG] Apache & MySQL

Joseph Tate jtate at dragonstrider.com
Mon Nov 17 23:08:58 EST 2003

It looks like a configuration issue.  Can you connect via the local 
mysql tool?  How about if you specify a hostname?  Does a "SELECT 
sqlUser from users where password=ENCRYPT('password')" work?

What about "password=password('password')"?  What query did you use to 
generate the users?


Stephen Hoffman wrote:

> I want to use a mysql database to hold my authentication information.  I
> have compiled in mod_auth_mysql and loaded it into httpd.conf.  I belive I
> have configured the <Directory> directive correctly:
>     AuthName "Restricted Area"
>     AuthType Basic
>     AuthMySQLUser sqlUser
>     AuthMySQLPassword password
>     AuthMySQLDB dBName
>     AuthMySQLUserTable users
>     AuthMySQLNameField userName
>     AuthMySQLPasswordField password
>     require valid-user
> I am prompted for a username/password as expected, but regardless of what
> password I put, I get the following error:
> [Mon Nov 17 21:59:46 2003] [error] [client xx.xx.xx.xx] user steve:
> password mismatch: /admin/
> I used mysql auth with apache 1.3 and was able to specify encryption type
> with Auth_MySQL_Encryption_Type plaintext, but that doesn't work anymore
> and I can't find a replacement for it.
> I inserted the password at plaintext, I have also encrypted it with
> ENCRYPT('password') but I am getting no where.  Am I missing something?
> Any help is greatly appreciated!! Thanks in Advance.
> Steve

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