hi,

the easiest way how to work only with hashes is this:
SQLAuthTypes Backend

and store passwords in MySQL like this:
PASSWORD('here_is_the_password')


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>Od: nix4me [mailto:nix4me@cfl.rr.com]
>Odoslan?: 9. septembra 2006 13:23
>Komu: proftp-user@lists.sourceforge.net
>Predmet: [Proftpd-user] passwords in proftpd-mysql
>
>
>Hi,
>I have proftpd-mysql working on my machine however I am a little
>concerned. In the database, the password is entered and stored in clear
>text. At first I did not care but now I am a little worried.
>
>I have:
>SQLAuthTypes Plaintext Crypt
>
>in the config but I am not sure what this is doing.
>
>I am also concerned that the username and password to enter the database
>is pasted in cleartext in the proftpd.conf file.
>
>Am I missing something here? This seems like a security nightmare
>waiting to happen?
>
>Thanks,
>Mark
>
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