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First change the URL for access. Then when the URL is reached, one should be asked for a valid username or password before accessing the actual phpmyadmin interface. Also, To increase the odds of a phpmyadmin URL not being indexed by any search engine make sure it is told not to index. Modify the Phpmyadmin code and make sure that: header("X-Robots-Tag: ...


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UPDATE: iPage replied. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused you. Your account has exceeded the MySQL query limit. This is the reason your website is redirecting to the installation page. The best way to resolve this is by making necessary changes to the website and making sure that your website will not exceed the query limit. Also, ...


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You've just identified why phpMyAdmin should be only accessible through a protected backend like cPanel... or other means. If Google indexes it, you will be providing a Google Dork, the term for inept server admin mistakes. Lock down access to it via your .htaccess file with either a login or by limiting the ip addresses that can see the link with a 403 ...



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