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New account passwords no longer hashed out???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jols, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. jols

    jols Well-Known Member

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    I just noticed that when creating a new hosting account in WHM, the password entry is no longer hashed out. Also, the resulting account creation page no longer contains "Password: --hidden--" like it used to, but instead there is the full password there on the account opening result page.

    Is this some sort of security issue?
     
  2. Infopro

    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    Did it send you an email showing the password as well?

    There is an option in Tweak Settings:


    Send passwords in plaintext over email when creating a new acccount. Enabling this option is a security risk.

    Ticked yes or no?
     
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    I have that option enabled, and it still comes through as password: HIDDEN any advice?
     
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    Why do you not contact your current hosting provider's support?
    Think that they know how to solve any problem...
     
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