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Item10962: Rework HtPasswdUser.pm to be more flexible with supported encoding

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Priority: Enhancement
Current State: Closed
Released In: 1.1.4
Target Release: patch
Applies To: Engine
Component: HtPasswdUser
Branches:
Reported By: GeorgeClark
Waiting For:
Last Change By: GeorgeClark
See: ImproveHtPaswdUserFlexibility

-- GeorgeClark - 12 Jul 2011

Probably not worth changing, as it would be disruptive, but:
  • our md5 encoding is actually equivalent to the Apache "Digest" authentication generated with htdigest.
  • our crypt-md5 has no equivalent in apache docs.
  • Apache MD5 generated with htpasswd -m option has no equivalent in Foswiki.

It would be easier for admins if our terminology aligned better with Apache terminology.

-- GeorgeClark - 12 Jul 2011
 
Topic revision: r13 - 17 Dec 2011, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 16 Jul 2018 - 13:36.

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