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Update page with DA and SHA1 password if password field empty leave old pass

Thread began 1/30/2011 2:18 pm by Miguel | Last modified 7/13/2011 12:11 pm by Miguel | 2076 views | 4 replies


Update page with DA and SHA1 password if password field empty leave old pass

Hello Comunity, some of the things i miss about addt was how easy it was to update users password in an admin enviroment, right now im trying to save a bit of space and less clicks by making the less pages posible, i came into a problem, i used the wizard of data assist to create the admin section to manage users registered to a site, then applied css form builder to insert and update page, now i always use password encryption in this case i have the sha1 setup nice but on the update page created by data assist, how can i update a user if i dont add anything to the password field to avoid it inserting a null value, on other sites i just make the same but leave pssword field out of the dataassist manager and then create a page just for updating the password.

Is there any way to have the old encrypted password inside a hidden field and tell the update behavoir if the "password field is empty" then insert the "hidden field without applying encryption" cause its already encrypted and if not add the password field, i have tried this:

<?php echo (isset($_POST["pass"])?WA_SHA1Encryption($_POST["pass"]):"".$_POST["oldp"].""); ?>

no luck on this yet, how can i acomplish this it would be nice to avoid to make the update profile and admins part without excluding the password and having to do another page just to update the password field?

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