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From:Gerald Clark Date:August 13 2001 8:46pm
Subject:Re: forgotten password() in table
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Doc wrote:

> Hey guys and gals
> my problem for the day:
> 
> insert into USERS (User,Pass) values ('TestUser',PASSWORD('TestPass'))
> No problems. 
> 
> But how do i, as administrator, select the users password and decrypt it?
> This is supposed to be used on a "forgotten password" page.

You don't.
Nobody can. It is a one-way function.



> 
> Select User,PASSWORD(Pass) from USERS_table 
> only seems to decrypt it even more. how i do i get mysql to decrypt it?
> 
> - Doc
> 
> database sql query table <-- as requested
> 
> 
> 
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