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  1. #1
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    I want to use mod_auth_mysql for my login on my apache webserver. Specifically I want to set AuthMySQLPwEncryption with sha1. When I add a new user/password to the database, to I need to encrypt it first?

  2. #2
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    Nashville, TN
    I believe that when you add a user to mysql, it does the encryption for you. But if you created your own users table then you will want to use either sha1() / (or sha2() for even more security) or md5() functions when entering a user/password into the database.

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