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Hide DBI password in scriptsby danielgr (Novice)
|on Jan 12, 2018 at 20:37 UTC
danielgr has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
We are using a shared Linux account to run database scripts and CGI programs. I thought of the following method of hiding the $password in a script, but was not able to google its viability:
Most of the posts I've seen say it is impossible to achieve unbreakable security in this respect. However, I was wondering if anyone has tried this technique or similar for Perl scripts?