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XF 1.3 The password storage type in xenForo

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by faeronsayn, Jul 2, 2014.

  1. faeronsayn

    faeronsayn Well-Known Member

    I've heard since xF v1.2 passwords are now encrypted through bcrypt. Does xenForo use the password_hash() function found in php?

    Also, are the hashes stored in xf_user_authenticate table? If so, are they stored in the remember_key column?

    Also what is the scheme_class there for? Does it specify which hash type / algorithm is being used?
     
  2. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    XenForo_Authentication_Core12 is the class used to generate authentication strings in 1.2+.

    It uses the XenForo_PasswordHash class, which doesn't use the function you said.

    The actual hash is stored in the BLOB data field.

    Liam
     

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