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[resolved] Password not working after import (4 posts)

  1. rmassart
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi,

    I am trying to import users with the csv import tool. In principle it works fine, except that the passwords do not work. Neither an imported password, nor a generated password.

    Once I reset the password using the lost password functionality, everything works fine.

    Any ideas why this might be?

    Thanks,
    Robin

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/import-users-from-csv/

  2. rmassart
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Not sure if this is relevant, but it appears that the hashing algorithm used is different to a user created "normally", for comparison:

    standard user: $P$BWqNzfhDlY6vdg3vllhWjyPH1gkm6R.
    imported user: 12c0e26e84468fd681839667de5ef598

    Both use the same password.

  3. rmassart
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    OK, solved this. Or at least, the problem appears to be with another plugin and the way it handles passwords. It's a membership plugin and appears to still be using md5 for hashing the password. Disabling the plugin before import solves the problem.

  4. Ulrich Sossou
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Glad you found a solution. Maybe you should contact the authors of that membership plugin? md5 is not secure enough.

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