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Hashed password validation function not working.
The documentation has a similar function provided:
def check_password(self, password): return check_password_hash(self.pw_hash, password)
from flask.ext.bcrypt import generate_password_hash, check_password_hash def set_password(user, pwd): hashed_password = generate_password_hash(pwd) user.password = hashed_password return user def validate_password(user, pwd): hashed_password = generate_password_hash(pwd) return check_password_hash(hashed_password, user.password)
In the validate_password function you don't need to hash the supplied password again. Just use the function check_password_hash which will return a Boolean. See below
from flask.ext.bcrypt import generate_password_hash,check_password_hash def set_password(User,pwd): User.password = generate_password_hash(pwd) return User def validate_password(User,pwd): return check_password_hash(User.password,pwd)