[JDEV] manual spool/user.xml creation problem: <hash>X</hash> problem maybe?

temas temas at box5.net
Fri Sep 14 00:39:37 CDT 2001

On Thu, 2001-09-13 at 12:22, Alexander N. Spitzer wrote:
> I am trying to create the user.xml files manually from a perl script.
> It does not seem to work though... I have even taken existing <user>.xml
> and renamed it, and changed the password, and this to seems to produce a
> "User is not autherized" error on the client.
> I believe that this problem stems from the
> <hash>b1bd0055a58ceeacf321c456b10f3eb7f2675e13</hash>
> entry in user.xml. I assume that the <hash/> is a m5(?) hash of
> something (maybe the password, or username) but am not sure...
> can anyone explain how to create a "user.xml" file manually?
> thanks!
> 					-alex
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I believe that is the users 0k auth token.  You can't just make these
up.  If you are already inserting passwords, just leave this out.
Otherwise users need to register to correctly reset their token.  If you
generate accounts and want users to then user 0k, you can just have them
reregister to reset 0k.


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