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Hi..
I am woeking on a project in php that uses oracle database as back end.
I want to encrypt the user provided password while storing it into database.
And while checking weather user provided password and system stored password is same we can use a function to do that in oracle.
I know that for both this there is hash function and de hash function with password_verify function in mysql for doing the above mentioned tasks.
But I am worried about oracle db is there any function in oracle that does this job and is also compatible with php?

What I have tried:

I have tred both hash de hash and password_verify function with oracle by its of no use.
Please help guys.
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Updated 8-Aug-18 3:28am

1 solution

Do not use encryption for passwords. A password should use a one way salted hash so that the original cannot be reproduced. See Secure Password Authentication Explained Simply[^].
   
Comments
Vignesh Iyer 8-Aug-18 9:37am
   
Can u please explain it in a simpler way as I am new to tis language.
Richard MacCutchan 8-Aug-18 10:11am
   
Follow the link I gave you and study the article, it explains in detail what you need to do to protect your stored passwords.

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