All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mysql’

How to Store Two Way Encrypted Passwords (and Credit Cards) in MySQL

As part of my open source IMAP mail filtering applet, Filtered, I wrote code to securely encrypt and store email user names and passwords in a MySQL database so that they can be decrypted as well. The technique is outlined below. Typically, passwords should be hashed in with a salt using one way encryption but in order to access user’s …

Read More

How to fix fatal error “Call to undefined function: mysql_connect()”

I thought I’d post this so people can find the answer more easily than I was able to. If you get this error when a PHP 4 page tries to connect to MySQL on Debian Sarge (testing release): Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() You can fix it with an > apt-get install php4-mysql That installs the php mysql …

Read More
Top