Hi all:

My simple php authenticate script refuses to work, whenever I have a 
hash of the password stored in the database-table. (having used 
phpMyAdmin2.1.0 to do it)

It seems to work okay without it but then I'll have a plain text 
password stored in my DB, not a good plan you'll agree. Strange thing 
is at about the same time I noticed this, something seems to have 
gone awry with my Apache 1.3.14 web-server, (on RH 6.1), in that it 
will encode a .htpasswd file for me no-probs, but when it is placed in a
.htpasswd/.htacess duo it refuses to accept the password I just gave it!
(having tried several times)

Does phpMyAdmin rely on the same encoding mechanism for hashing 
passwords? I've nver had this trouble - before anyone asks wether my 
Apache http authentication has ever worked! (it has)

Any help will prevent my head becoming more sore than it is rapidly 



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