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user password (8 posts)

  1. demuro
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello everyone,
    I have a simple question:
    I just aperitif my blog later became socialetwork BuddyPress through, I would like to know if and how you can see the password of my users, thanks in advance Hello!

    P.S = excuse my English but i am Italian

  2. demuro
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    please help me !

  3. @mercime
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Something's getting lost in translation. I only know that aperitif is a drink before dinner.

    I would like to know if and how you can see the password of my users

    We can't see the passwords of our users. You as Super/Site Admin can change it by going to the respective user's profile page or via phpMyAdmin

  4. demuro
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    thanks for the fix, can you tell me in which file search on phpMyAdmin for the passuord of my users, they are encrypted?
    grazie, a presto
    p.s:scusate eventuali errori

  5. Tim Moore
    Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can't actually see the real password of your users. You'll only ever see an encrypted or hashed password.

    If you need to change a user's password, you need to do it through WordPress.

  6. @mercime
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    WP Codex is your friend:

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password

    via phpMyAdmin http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password#Through_phpMyAdmin

    The easier way is via dashboard as Site/Super Admin. Use the phpMyAdmin way if you need to reset a lot of passwords or if you as Admin can't log in the usual way for some reason or another (incl. a hack or rogue plugin, etc.)

  7. demuro
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    again many thanks for your answers,
    I understand how change your password through phpMyAdmin, but my question is how to decrypt the passwords of my users: I seemed to understand that these passwords are encrypted in md5, but the online calculators give me a false value for example I give you the password one of my user, can crack?
    how?

    $P$B8vZ4VITrs0Pt6fiWP1IgKhzU/QSJl/

    many thanks again, you are really available.

  8. @mercime
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If you've searched online, you would know that it's almost impossible to decrypt md5 encrypted passwords. Hard-core hackers or those in md5 security enforcement could do this, but it's very very hard to do that's why decryption services are paid/premium. Why you even want to go this route are your own, but this is the wrong forum to ask decryption services.

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