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Opened 4 years ago

#51762 new feature request

Unix authentication support via unix_socket

Reported by: biztems's profile biztems Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Database Keywords:
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It seems WordPress supports unix_socket for the database, but not unix authentication - it would greatly increase the security of deployments (one less password is always better) and accelerate deploying speed, as you can just use the unix user for authentication.

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