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.

  1. 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

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

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

          1. <Files mobile-bridge.php>
          2. order deny,allow
          3. deny from all
          4. allow from 888.888.888.888
          5. </Files>
        1. Please change 888.888.888.888 to the ip you want to allow
        2. Read more here
  1. Access Mobile Bridge via SSL-protected connection only
  2. You need to make following changes in .htaccess file. Please contact your hosting provider if you don't know how to do this.
    1. <Files mobile-bridge.php>
    2. <IfModule mod_ssl.c>
    3. SSLRequireSSL
    4. </IfModule>
    5. <IfModule !mod_ssl.c>
    6. # no non-ssl access
    7. order deny,allow
    8. deny from all
    9. </IfModule>
    10. </Files>
  3. Rename mobile-bridge.php to something specific

Nobody except you should know name of this file.

If you have any other ideas - please suggest them here

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