No problem. Try adding the -t switch to nlist to sort by file time. If you 
require the opposite order, add -r (for reverse).. 

nlist -t   (order newest first)
nlist -tr (order oldest first)

HTH,
-Micah 

On Friday 30 December 2005 10:32 pm, Chris Payne wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> Thank you for your help I really appreciate it :-)
>
> I have one last question and you may (Or may not) be able to answer :-)  Do
> you know how to sort the FTP nlist command?  I have it listing the FTP
> directory once a video is uploaded and using nlist I can view the ENTIRE
> listing, but I just need to be able to grab the latest filename from the
> directory so that it can be added to a database.
>
> Any help on that would be fantastic, I've read the PHP manual which is how
> I managed to grab the entire directory listing on the server, but I just
> need the last modified date to display (The last file uploaded).
>
> Chris
>
>
> You can store an MD5, or SHA hash of the password, and then compare.. This
> is
> not an encrypted version of the password, rather a calculated hash of it.
> You
> can't (well, not without a bit of effort) decrypt this back into the
> password.
>
> The idea is when you store the password, you create the hash. Store the
> hash
>
> in the database. When the user logs in, take their password entry, generate
> a
> hash in the same way, and compare the two values.
>
> SHA2 is the most secure method to use of these two, I'd use that.
>
> The advantage is, the hash could be freely accessable to anyone, and it
> doesn't cause a security issue, where as all a hacker needs is the key to
> an
>
> encrypted database of passwords to reveal them all.
>
> That's the route I take anyhow.. This will likely start a huge conversation
> about how to secure your system up super tight, but remember the most
> secure
>
> server is one that isn't turned on. :) A realistic solution is somewhere
> in-between this and no security at all.
>
> -Micah
>
> On Friday 30 December 2005 8:15 pm, Chris Payne wrote:
> > Hi there everyone,
> >
> >
> >
> > I am about to launch the website for my complex where the homeowners can
> > login and check their billing status etc .. what is the best way, with
> > PHP and MySQL, to store an ENCRYPTED password into the database so that
> > if someone got into the DB they couldn't read the password but if they
> > enter it into the form on the site it still works?
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure on the best way to do this and any help would be really
> > appreciated.
> >
> >
> >
> > Happy New Year everyone.
> >
> >
> >
> > Chris
>
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