4. How to make mobile-bridge.php connection more secure

This article provides suggestions on how to make your connection via Mobile Bridge more secure.

Internal Mobile Bridge login/password system

At the top of mobile-bridge.php there are login/password pair - you need to change them right when installing PHP MySQL Bridge

Limit access to mobile-bridge.php from your IP/subnet only

Create a file and name it .htaccess with the content below:

<Files mobile-bridge.php>
order deny, allow
deny from all
allow from 888.888.888.888

Please change 888.888.888.888 to the ip you want to allow.

Read more here

Access Mobile Bridge via SSL-protected connection only

You need to make following changes in .htaccess file:

<Files mobile-bridge.php>
<IfModule mod_ssl.c>
<IfModule !mod_ssl.c>
# no non-ssl access
order deny,allow
deny from all

Please contact your hosting provider if you don't know how to do this.

Rename mobile-bridge.php to something specific

Nobody except you should know the name of this file.

If you have any other ideas - please suggest them here