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Python A Social Network with Flask Making Strong Users Bcryptkeeper

check_password_hash with flask_bcrypt

def check_password(user, password): hashed_pw = generate_password_hash(password) check_password_hash(hashed_pw, password)

password_hashing.py
from flask.ext.bcrypt import generate_password_hash, check_password_hash

def set_password(user, password):
    user.password = generate_password_hash(password)
    return user

def validate_password(user, password):
    hashed_pw = generate_password_hash(password)
    check_password_hash(hashed_pw, password)

1 Answer

Megan Amendola
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Megan Amendola
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Hi! In validate, you should be checking the password input versus the user's password with check_password_hash. Right now you are creating a brand new hashed password and then checking the password against this new hash. You want to confirm the user's password matches the given password.