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From Joose Vettenranta <jo...@iki.fi>
Subject Re: md5 in XSP
Date Thu, 15 Apr 2004 09:11:55 GMT
Nice idea, but not possible to use for few reasons.

1. MySQL is good only for some basic stuff, not for real use =)
2. I needed hash to make verification for online bank transactions.

Commons -packet helped.

Thanks,

- Joose

14.4.2004 kello 14:42, Leon Widdershoven kirjoitti:

  Another non-answer (I had something similar a while ago), if the 
passwords
> are stored in a MySQL database and you just wish to verify the password
> you could use MySQL's MD5() function (maybe also supported by other 
> db's).
>
> This is of course of no use at all if you're comparing with encoded 
> pw's
> in a file:)
>
> As a side pointer, the jboss getting started uses as an alternative to
> openssl dgst -md5 -binary | openssl base64 (for the command line)
> the java program:
> java -classpath jbosssx.jar org.jboss.security.Base64Encoder <pw> MD5
>
> I think using the Base64Encoder of jboss could also be an option. (I 
> tested
> it in Java code some time ago and it does work).
>
> Leon
>
> Jorg Heymans wrote:
>> Not really answering your question sorry ;)
>> If adding an extra lib to your webapp is an option, then 
>> commons-codec (http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/codec/) might be 
>> what you are looking for to do do MD5 checksums the "jakarta" way.
>> hth
>> Jorg
>> Joose Vettenranta wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm trying to create md5-chechsum in XSP.
>>>
>>> I already have like this:
>>>
>>>     java.security.MessageDigest md = 
>>> java.security.MessageDigest.getInstance("MD5");
>>>     byte[] array = md.digest(password.getBytes());
>>>
>>> And it seems to work OK. But problem is, howto get that byte-array 
>>> to hex-string?
>>>
>>> I found that in catalina there is 
>>> org.apache.catalina.util.MD5Encoder which seems to do what I want, 
>>> but I can't use that in XSP.
>>>
>>> I've tried
>>> <xsp:structure>
>>>  <xsp:include>org.apache.catalina.util.MD5Encoder</xsp:include>
>>> </xsp:structure>
>>>
>>> but it won't even compile.
>>>
>>> So, how to get that working?
>>>
>>> - Joose
>>>
>>> -- 
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