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  • [want to know] database password issue

    hi there..

    I have one of my friends running a vb2 forum with databese password just 2 characters ** , would that be a security risk for his forum??????


    If yes, how can we fix that ...

    ?

    thanx
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    Any password that small is a risk. Have him either change the password for the existing db user, or create a new db user with a stronger password and assign that user to the db. Make sure he unassigns the other user.
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