Problem autenticating user


#1

hi every body…

I need help…
I have the following code in a user model. But when i try to autenticate
an
user always returns nil, my session controller calls the autenticate
method.
I proves comparing only the database password with new encrypted
password
but always returns nil. The database password was encryted with the same
encrypt method. I dont know what i need to do.
TNKS a lot…

Authenticates a user by their login name and unencrypted password.

Returns
the user or nil.
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def self*.authenticate(login, password)

u = find_by_login(login) # need to get the salt and user_password

u && u.authenticated?(password) ? u :* nil

end
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Encrypts some data with the salt.

def self*.encrypt(password, salt)

Digest::SHA1.hexdigest("–#{salt}–#{password}–")
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end
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Encrypts the password with the user salt

def* encrypt(password)
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self*.class.encrypt(password, salt)
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end
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def* authenticated?(password)

user_password == encrypt(password)
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end
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#2

On 7 Nov 2008, at 22:57, Margareth Florián wrote:

hi every body…

I need help…
I have the following code in a user model. But when i try to
autenticate an user always returns nil, my session controller calls
the autenticate method. I proves comparing only the database
password with new encrypted password but always returns nil. The
database password was encryted with the same encrypt method. I dont
know what i need to do.
TNKS a lot…

“When you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however
improbable, must be the truth.”. How are you creating/saving users?
Fred