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From:Sasha Pachev Date:May 26 1999 4:19pm
Subject:Re: Alternate password verification
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sTtAeNvGe wrote:
> Does anyone know of or can point point me to any resource regarding alternate
> password verification for MySQL?  We are running a radius server for password
> verification and would like to have users of the database verify via the same
> means.  So, are there any plugins, patches or  contribs that would allow this
> to be done?  Any information would be greatly appreciated.
> We are running myslq-3.22.22 on a Solaris 2.6 machine.
> Best regards,
> Steve Tang
> --
> Steve Tang | e-mail: sswt@stripped | phone: (732) 445-4479
> Rutgers University Computing Services | Busch Campus | Hill Center 144

What kind of password verification are you talking
about? If you need to authenticate users independent of
database users, it is quite simple to set up:

create table auth(login char(16) not null primary key,
pass char(16));
insert into auth values('scott', password('tiger'));
insert into auth values ('joe', password('secret'));

to authenticate a user: 

select count(*) from auth where login = '$login' and
pass = password('$pass')

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Alternate password verificationsTtAeNvGe26 May
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