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JLDAP/generatePassword

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Description

Generates a LDAP compatible password

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Syntax

generatePassword($password, $type='md5')
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$password password Clear text password to encrypt
$type 'md5' type Type of password hash, either md5 or SHA

Returns

string encrypted password

Defined in

libraries/joomla/client/ldap.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.client.ldap' );

Source Body

function generatePassword($password, $type='md5') {
        $userpassword = '';
        switch(strtolower($type)) {
                case 'sha':
                        $userpassword = '{SHA}' . base64_encode( pack( 'H*', sha1( $password ) ) );
                case 'md5':
                default:
                        $userpassword = '{MD5}' . base64_encode( pack( 'H*', md5( $password ) ) );
                        break;
        }
        return $userpassword;
}

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Examples

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