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Password should not be displayed in the database [message #437367] Mon, 04 January 2010 01:37 Go to next message
katangur.nikethan
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Hi all,

I have created a login page & the login values a being stored in the data base but how to conceal the password in the database.

Thanks in advance,
K.Nikethan
Re: Password should not be displayed in the database [message #437369 is a reply to message #437367] Mon, 04 January 2010 01:44 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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Do as Oracle, does not the password but a hash value from it (see dbms_crypto package) and at login time, do not compare the entered password with the stored one, but the hash value of the given password and this stored hashed value.

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Michel
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