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login error

Postby BandanaChaudhury » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:24 pm

i an having a login form

<?php
error_reporting(0);
$adminpwd = md5($_POST['adminpwd']);
$enter = $_POST['enter'];
$servername = "localhost";
$username = "root";
$password = "";
if ($enter)
{
$connect = mysql_connect($servername, $username, $password) or die(mysql_error());
mysql_select_db("bctravels") or die(mysql_error());
$query = mysql_query("SELECT admin_pwd FROM admin");
$numrows = mysql_num_rows($query);
if($numrows!=0)
{
while ($rows = mysql_fetch_assoc($query))
{
$db_admin_pwd = $rows['admin_pwd'];
}
if ($adminpwd==$db_admin_pwd)
{
session_register("adminpwd");
header("location:admin_home.php");
}
else
echo "/////";
}
else
echo "...";
}
?>
<html>
<head>
<link href="../admin/admin.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<title>Administration password check</title>
</head>
<body>
<center><div>
<h3>You're the Administrator</h3>
<br/>
<form action='admin_pwd.php' method='POST'>
Enter Admin Password,
<br/>
<input type='password' name='adminpwd'>
<br/>
<input type='submit' name='enter' value='enter'>
</form>
</div></center>
</body>
</html>

I dont know why the $adminpwd and $db_admin_pwd doesnot match,
is there any error in my coding,
please help. :help: :help: :help:

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Re: login error

Postby simplypixie » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:47 am

Firstly, are you sure the password in the database is encoded with MD5? Why not echo out the posted password and the password you are getting from your query and double check they do match.

On a second note, why on earth would you want to store a password in your session - very insecure?


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