Tuesday, August 4, 2009

pdo exceptions.

Question: When connecting to a database using PDO, what must be done to ensure that database credentials are not compromised if the connection were to fail?


1. wrap the PDO DSN in a try/catch block to catch any connection exception
2. Use constants in the PDO DSN
3. Place the login credentials in the php.ini file
4. Disable E_STRICT and E_NOTICE error reporting levels
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