[RndTbl] recommendations for good linux web server based photo gallery software?

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Thu May 30 15:44:23 CDT 2013

On 2013-05-30 13:06, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
> On 05/30/2013 12:55 PM, Tim Lavoie wrote:
>> On 2013-05-30, at 11:10, "Gilbert E. Detillieux"
>> <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
>>> Also, if the thought of managing a SQL database is what you find
>>> intimidating, I'd highly recommend installing phpMyAdmin.  It makes
>>> most of the tasks you're likely to encounter much easier to deal
>>> with.  As long as you've got a basic understanding of relational
>>> database concepts, this saves you having to remember SQL and MySQL
>>> syntax.
>> If you're using phpMyAdmin, I'd hope you're comfortable with system
>> tasks anyway, especially patching. Between the number of CVEs for the
>> package and the amount of door-knocking I see looking for it, I'd want
>> to lock it down very, very well.
> Yeah, I thought the same thing when Gilbert suggested phpMyAdmin. If I
> do end up setting it up, I will certainly a) read up on how to secure it
> properly, and b) make sure I stay on top of updates for it.

a) should definitely include allowing it only from the localhost 
interface and/or a trusted subnet.  (If you need remote access, it 
should be through a secure tunnel.)

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