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From:Graeme B. Davis Date:November 2 1999 10:00pm
Subject:Re: Storing passwords
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I do this on my site -- my db is secure, so I send cookies out with the
encrypted password.  To solve the "i forgot my password problem", when the
user logs in successfully I store a copy of the plain text password so I can
email them a copy of it.

Graeme

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From: <PinkeshP@stripped>
To: <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 1999 4:50 PM
Subject: Storing passwords


> I have a table of username and passwords. I want to encrypt the password
beforing storing in to table. I have no problem upto that part. But lets say
user forgot the password and I want to email them their password. How can i
get the original plain text password back at that point to i can email that
to user?
> I am using PHP with MySQL.
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Storing passwordsPinkeshP3 Nov
  • Re: Storing passwordsVivek Khera3 Nov
  • Re: Storing passwordsGraeme B. Davis3 Nov
Re: Storing passwordsEd Carp3 Nov