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how to retrieve password which is stored using md5 function

Postby jeephp » Sat May 14, 2005 6:16 am

"I am using secure md5 to generate a password.
In case my user forgets his password, there is any way to reconstruct it."
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Postby Alexej Kubarev » Sat May 14, 2005 6:50 am

No.. md5 hashing is not reversable.

As a solution i suggest that you set a new password and send that pass to your user. he should be able to change it later..
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