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When I click 'Run MySQL Server', I get an error message....

 

Security alert!

Possible attack HTTP_REFERER is not localhost. but ''.

 

(to disable this warning go: /home/admin/CGI/Secure.pm)

 

.... yet I'm reaching this page from http://localhost/a/

 

Is this normal?

 

I have disabled the warning as instructed, but doing so makes me a little nervous....

 

:)

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There is a bug with that security system. To block people, except localhost, try using the .htaccess file to do that.

 

Don't worry, you are safe... use the .htacess for extra protection also :)

 

Just put this:

 

Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
Allow from 127.0.0.1

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i get that referer thing when i try to shut down from the 'admin page'.. doesn't really bother me cuz i can just use the bat instead. i dont get the error when start or stop mysql from the web page though.

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Figured I'd piggyback on this topic since it's dealing with the same issue(s) I'm having. -_-

 

First off, let me say that I love Uniform Server! I found it today while at work 'cause the boss really likes some of the PHP/MySQL scripts I use and wanted to make them available to the rest of the employees (we are on a non *nix server). I ran it (with PHPmyAdmin and MySQL without a hitch - piece of cake!

 

Anyway, when I got home today, I downloaded 3.3 for myself and ran into the above mentioned problem. I commented out the warning in the appropriate file - but when I try to access phpMyadmin, I get "Server is not responding". :)

 

I'm running Norton Internet Security - could that be the culprit?

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