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Juliana Miranda
Juliana Miranda
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I am trying to set an admin user in a node/express/mongodb app. Is this approach secure (and correct)?

// (...) async function to load profile page

function(error, results) {

  var user = results.user;
  var posts = results.user_posts;
  var admin_id = '5b0d6d1555713b1697ab647f';

  if (error) {
    return next(error);
  } else if (req.session.userId === admin_id) {
    res.send('You are the admin user.');
  } else if (req.session.userId === user.id){
    res.send('You are a regular user.');
  } else {
    res.send("Somebody else's profile.");