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Plaintext password storage in database

I’m having absolutely no luck finding the answer to this question!

I’m using MySQL as my database, however I need the passwords to be stored in plaintext as opposed to using blowfish in the ‘ofUser’ table (i.e. using the ‘plainpassword’ field as opposed to the ‘encryptedpassword’ field). I’ve done this befre, that’s the frustrating thing, I just can’t remember how I did it!

ANy help is much appreciated, cheers!


Password encryption is controlled by this property: user.usePlainPassword

Please refer to JM-291 for the implementation details.

Aha! Fantastic, thanks for that. Was eluding me like nothing you’d believe. I’ll update the Openfire Properties document now.