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Is it safe to store database credentials as plain text in the configuration file?

This question, like all that start with "Is it safe...", is a matter for threat modeling. Who are your potential attackers, what are the assets they're trying to compromise, what are the ...
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Is it safe to store database credentials as plain text in the configuration file?

Security is always about scenarios. Almost nothing is 100% safe from everything, but something may be secure enough in certain scenarios, under certain assumptions about the attacker's behavior and ...
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