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Manual Reference Pages  -  AUTHEN::SIMPLE::PASSWORD (3)

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NAME

Authen::Simple::Password - Simple password checking

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



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



DESCRIPTION

Provides a simple way to verify passwords.

METHODS

o check( $password, $encrypted )

Returns true on success and false on failure.

SUPPORTED PASSWORD FORMATS

o Plain

Plaintext

o Crypt

crypt(3)

o Crypt Modular
o $1$

MD5-based password algorithm

o $apr$

MD5-based password algorithm, Apache variant

o LDAP
o {CLEARTEXT}

Plaintext.

o {CRYPT}

Uses crypt(3)

o {MD5}

MD5 algorithm

o {SMD5}

Seeded MD5 algorithm

o {SHA}

SHA-1 algorithm

o {SSHA}

Seeded SHA-1 algorithm

o MD5 algorithm

Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.

o SHA-1 algorithm

Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.

o SHA-2 256 algorithm

Encoded as binary, Base64 or hexadecimal.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple

crypt(3).

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen chansen@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
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