Thanx, sounds like the way to go.
Still curious though whether there is anyway at all to get the original
password back to the user?

Jeff Sheltren <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> What you could do is send a newly generated password to them, and then
> allow them to change the password on your site to something easier to
> remember...
> Jeff
> At 11:56 PM 2/3/2002 +0800, Phil wrote:
> >Hi there,
> >I'm creating a user/password table that will use either Mysql Password or
> >PHP Crypt function to encrypt the data. I know these functions are non
> >reversible for good reason, but how do I deal with a situation where I
> >to email out a forgotton password? How can I get the passwrd back to a
> >recognisable to the user?
> >Thanx in advance
> >Phil

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