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Currently the only way to retrieve the real password when a user logs in with a saved userid/password is to do a lookup on userid in the users table.  A future version of FoxWeb will deal with this issue.

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Sent by Ron Stahl on 05/23/2002 11:28:24 AM:

Sorry, After further testing I have found the problem.  The Auth.Password is returning the encrypted password not the actual password that the user used.  When the user logs in ( not automatically) the Auth.Password is returning the unencrypted password.  Is there a way to get the unencrypted password when the user is automatically logged in???


Thanks again...

Ron Stahl
Sent by Ron Stahl on 05/23/2002 11:02:56 AM:
I have a site where I am useing the authentication object.  The problem I am having is that when a user check the box to automaticly login the next time.  What is happing is when the user return the are automaticly login ( as expected ) but the Auth.UserID and the Auth.Password objects are returning blank.  I am useing this to lookup the users "real name" and member ID in another table. If their is a better way of doing this please let me know.

Ron Stahl