[wp-hackers] New password encription

Stefano Aglietti steagl4ml at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 18:48:25 GMT 2008

WIth old method if i lost my password i can force it in the user table
changin it an setting to cede it MD5.

With 2.5 this won't work anymore. You will say that I can always get
new password by email and you are right. But anyone that have some
expirience in sw assistance to end user knows that people do the worst
things everytime in the worst way possibile.

So sometime people come out on forum saying theyr 2 years blog updated
to 2.5 was all ok bur ask for password and he didn't remeber it, and
when installed he used a mail he do not use anymore or mistyped by
mistake or purpose. Or maybe they will always had problem with email
with that hosting etc etc.. so the solution to touch the database
changine eamil to get a new one doens't wok too... I kknow sound
fantascientific.. but i got people like that..

I was wondering how solve this cases with new password codification
cause you can't installa Ryan plugin to revert hasing method to pre
2.5 etc... any idea?


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