Post by anandnathtiwari » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:05 pm

Hi,
I am using Opencart 3.0.3.2
Always extension Seller ask for ftp detail for support.
Now, I want to prevent/Hide sensitive data like database credential, some Api key , email and other private data from ftp support.

Please guide me how I can do it.

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Post by letxobnav » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:31 pm

Well, depends on what the seller needs access to in order to provide support.

I would start by only giving ftp access to specific sub-directories.
Not to root and not to admin as they hold the config files with db credentials.

but if they needs phpmyadmin access then...
besides, you can always change credentials after maintenance.

If you bring your car to the garage for maintenance, do you lock the trunk and the glove compartment?

Bottom line, if you do not trust your seller, don't purchase.

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Post by thekrotek » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:02 pm

Short version: you can't. As mentioned above, you need to trust a developer or don't give any access at all. Me, for example, I don't give two dongs about any personal data, don't even look anywhere besides places I need to. And when done, I delete the credentials, because I will hardly need them.

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Post by ostechnologies » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:18 pm

You can strict the access of ftp via particular ip only.

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Post by IP_CAM » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:38 pm

Two free Tools, to make it much easier, and with the CodeManager, you can
grant temporary access for Supporters, without giving them full FTP Access.
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