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remove password strength requirement

Thread began 1/22/2013 10:01 am by Sweens | Last modified 1/22/2013 11:16 am by Sweens | 864 views | 6 replies


remove password strength requirement


I'm updating an old site and have converted the plain text password to sha(1) [though I see this is now 'crackable' and I'd like to know which is better!].

I have run the SA wizard for the register/login/forgot/userupdate pages and selected sha(1) encryption for the password field.

However, when I go to log in, it won't grant access unless the password includes at least 3 letters and 2 numbers. Given that the old password didn't have this requirement, how can I remove it from the new pages so that users can still log in (to be advbised that they should change their password)?

Many thanks

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