--> Re: Oracle73 Password Encryption Function
thanks for the feedback.
yup the user enters the new password normally (in English). i need to apply
oracle's encryption routine to it in order to compare it with the stored
user password in oracles system tables.
"dnagel" <GrandNagel@hotmail.com> wrote:
>Not too experienced with encrypted passwords in Oracle...
>Are you saying that the user needs to enter an encrypted string
>or the the user enters it normally and you are looking to compare
>the hashed password that Oracle stores in its system tables to your
>privately hashed password from the users input?
>In the latter case, I would imagine you won't have much luck.
>I'm curious... D?
>"Jeffrey Nuestro" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I have an application interfacing with Oracle 7.3
>> I need to compare the new password, inputted using the application, to
>> existing oracle user password which is encrypted.
>> Is there an oracle encryption function which I can use to encrypt the
>> password so I could compare it with the encrypted oracle user password?
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