Plain test Password

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by warlock, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. warlock

    warlock New Member

    How can I change ISPConfig to save passwords in plain text in the mysql db
     
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Thats not supported and it is highly recommendet to not do this. Plain text passwords in the mysql DB are a securoity nightmare. If you really want to do this, you will have to change the ispconfig sources, especially the form library.
     
  3. warlock

    warlock New Member

    Ok Thankx,

    Only reason I ask is I am trying to migrate from ISPConfig2 to 3 and the first issue was all the passwords, I now see that with ISPC3 it no longer stored the passwords in the shadow file but in the db. but makeing them clear test, future upgrade will not be a big problem.

    But I do get your point about security.
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    There is no problem with the passwords when you migrate from ispconfig 2 to 3 that I'am aware of as they are encrypted with crypt in both versions. So you can copy them from the shadow file of the ispconfig 2 install into the password field of the ispconfig 3 database table.
     
  5. warlock

    warlock New Member

    Awesome thanks, that worked, so I just need some clever scripting to do the password migration
     

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