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reveal password on backend


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Sarrach

12 September 2013 at 8:22am Community Member, 2 Posts

This may sound like a stupid question but our client would like to see all the passwords of all the users. Is there a way for the passwords to be shown in the backend when one is logged in as an administrator?

Thanks

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simon_w

12 September 2013 at 8:38am Forum Moderator, 474 Posts

No. Passwords are stored using a one-way hash, so not only is this a really bad idea from a security standpoint but it is also impossible.

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Sarrach

12 September 2013 at 1:09pm Community Member, 2 Posts

Thank you, that is what I expected and after looking up "one-way hash" I found a great article opening it up further.