++ed by:
Christian Hansen

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

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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