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I am new to javascript..

i have a made a form simply containing username textfield, the password text field and the submit button..

when the user click on the submit button i want to them to go to a certain url if the password is correct ...

i want the password to be stored in a separate javascript file ....is that possible

plz can anybody teach me how to do it ...
Apr 11 '09 #1
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Dormilich
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I strongly recommend doing the password check on the server. Although there is a possibility to use md5 and sha1 hash functions* (link).

* never store the passwords in plain text, better store its hash value somewhere and compare it with the hashed return of the supposed to be password from the input.
Apr 11 '09 #2
yogesvamp
3 New Member
I just don't know how to do that ..could you provide me the code plz
Apr 11 '09 #3
Dormilich
8,658 Recognized Expert Moderator Expert
Javascript or server side?
Apr 11 '09 #4
yogesvamp
3 New Member
server side .. if its not much trouble for you
Apr 11 '09 #5
Dormilich
8,658 Recognized Expert Moderator Expert
basicly it runs like that (I'm using PHP here)
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  1. if ( hash(HASH_TYPE, $_POST['password']) == STORED_PW_HASH )
  2.   // I use 'ripemd256', at least use 'sha256'
  3.   // HASH_TYPE & STORED_PW_HASH may as well be class constants
  4. {
  5.     // do allowed things like setting $_SESSION etc.
  6. }
Apr 11 '09 #6

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