[Mediawiki-l] encryption of paasword

Adam Meyer meyer7 at mindspring.com
Mon Jan 14 11:36:48 UTC 2008

Im 99% sure it is just md5.
You cant undo md5 though, just not how it would works.

But you would just say is md5('mypassword') = to the password stored  
in the database.

Hope that helps.

On Jan 14, 2008, at 1:00 AM, sharmishtha gupta wrote:

> hi all,
> I want to know that how we can encrypt the paasword into mediawiki.
> we are providing paasword for each user. so if we use any encryption
> technique like md5 and use salt then how to retrieve from the database
> by reversing these.As i heard about hashing technique also.
> which will solve the security issue. please suggest if any other
> technique will solve better.
> Thank you in advance.
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