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Authen::Passphrase::Clear - cleartext passphrases

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NAME

Authen::Passphrase::Clear - cleartext passphrases

SYNOPSIS

        use Authen::Passphrase::Clear;
        $ppr = Authen::Passphrase::Clear->new("passphrase");
        if($ppr->match($passphrase)) { ...
        $passphrase = $ppr->passphrase;
        $userPassword = $ppr->as_rfc2307;

DESCRIPTION

An object of this class is a passphrase recogniser that accepts some particular passphrase which it knows. This is a subclass of Authen::Passphrase, and this document assumes that the reader is familiar with the documentation for that class.
Warning: Storing a passphrase in cleartext, as this class does, is a very bad idea. It means that anyone who sees the passphrase file immediately knows all the passphrases. Do not use this unless you really know what you're doing.

CONSTRUCTORS

Authen::Passphrase::Clear->new(PASSPHRASE)
Returns a passphrase recogniser object that stores the specified passphrase in cleartext and accepts only that passphrase.
Authen::Passphrase::Clear->from_rfc2307(USERPASSWORD)
Generates a cleartext passphrase recogniser from the supplied RFC2307 encoding. The string must consist of " {CLEARTEXT}" (case insensitive) followed by the passphrase.

METHODS

$ppr->match(PASSPHRASE)
$ppr->passphrase
$ppr->as_rfc2307
These methods are part of the standard Authen::Passphrase interface. The "passphrase" method trivially works.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Passphrase

AUTHOR

Andrew Main (Zefram) <zefram@fysh.org> Copyright (C) 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 Andrew Main (Zefram) <zefram@fysh.org>

LICENSE

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
2015-06-06 perl v5.20.2