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Maciej Zembrzus
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Password encription

Hi All,

does anybody know if (and how?) passwords are encrypted during transmission between client and server?

Best regards
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Vasily Aksenov
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Re: Password encription

mmm i think that the are not encrypted.

Think also about ftp attachment server.
Ganesha Sridhar
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Re: Password encription

Hello,

Generally in the client/server communication the password sent from client to server is not encrypted. The client sends password as normal text. The server encrypts password only to store them in a file - example in Samaba Server the password can be encrypted or normal text.

Special provision can be made in client to encrypt the password and send the encrypted password to server; the same should be supported by the server to compare the password. The encrypt/decrypt algorithm in both client and server should be same.

HTH

Regards,
Ganesha Sridhara
Maciej Zembrzus
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Re: Password encription

Thank you Vasily and Ganesha! Your replies are very helpfull to me:)