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User password mysql table location?

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by inet, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. inet

    inet New Member

    Hi there,

    I am trying to create a bridge to link a custom made script to use the same login info from the forum (user + password) and I am having a bit of difficulty to locate the MySql table where the password is stored?

    Can anyone help me with this? Many thanks in advance!!!
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    xf_user_authenticate, but you should be verifying using the XF framework itself if possible, as the authentication methods may change and may vary from user to user.
  3. inet

    inet New Member

    @Mike Thank you! Is there a manual somewhere or more info where I can read a bit more and not to bother you with questions like this?

  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    inet likes this.
  5. inet

    inet New Member

    @Mike can you please advise how is this user authentication works? I am trying to figure out where is the actual password stored and how is encoded in mysql? I only find a remember key and I looked everywhere...

    Basically, I have a custom script that I want to bridge the user login area with the forum account details.

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