[Phpmyadmin-devel] Securing the test directory

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Jul 4 13:49:02 CEST 2011

Le 2011-07-04 07:37, Herman van Rink a écrit :
> Zarubin / all,
> I would like to add a .htaccess file to the test directory of phpmyadmin
> similar to the libraries/.htaccess file.

This would be better than no protection at all; but not all web servers 
support the .htaccess mechanism.
> This should not affect regular users as the directory is not included in
> the download kits.
> It would protect someone who uses a Git checkout from accidentally
> exposing path information though.
> Would it be enough to include a README.txt file in the test directory
> which explains how to allow certain IP's ?

I suggest just a reference to 

> What are your thoughts?

Marc Delisle

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