- Is my password sent unencrypted when using Phpmyadmin through http?
- If not, is there any downside using http compared to https?
If you are connecting to phpMyAdmin through
However, if the form you are using to enter your username/password is sent to an
Username and password are sent as plain text during login. After this they are sent in encrypted format in cookies.
You can check this using LiveHTTP Headers plugin in Firefox for example.