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Authen::Simple::Password - Simple password checking

Authen::Simple::Password(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Authen::Simple::Password(3pm)

NAME

Authen::Simple::Password - Simple password checking

SYNOPSIS

    if ( Authen::Simple::Password->check( $password, $encrypted ) ) {
        # OK
    }

DESCRIPTION

Provides a simple way to verify passwords.

METHODS

check( $password, $encrypted )
 
Returns true on success and false on failure.

SUPPORTED PASSWORD FORMATS

Plain
 
Plaintext
Crypt
 
crypt(3)
Crypt Modular
$1$
 
MD5-based password algorithm
$apr$
 
MD5-based password algorithm, Apache variant
LDAP
{CLEARTEXT}
 
Plaintext.
{CRYPT}
 
Uses crypt(3)
{MD5}
 
MD5 algorithm
{SMD5}
 
Seeded MD5 algorithm
{SHA}
 
SHA-1 algorithm
{SSHA}
 
Seeded SHA-1 algorithm
MD5 algorithm
 
Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.
SHA-1 algorithm
 
Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.
SHA-2 256 algorithm
 
Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple
crypt(3).

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen "chansen@cpan.org" This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
2012-04-19 perl v5.14.2