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What am I doing wrong here?
It keeps saying that I have to return False for an incorrect password and True for a correct password and I believe I am doing that with the code below, any ideas on what I am doing wrong?
from flask.ext.bcrypt import generate_password_hash, check_password_hash def set_password(user, password): User.password = generate_password_hash('string1') return User def validate_password(User, string): if check_password_hash(User.password, string): return True else: return False
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there, Bala Selvam! Actually, the problem was created a step or so ago, and I feel like it shouldn't have passed that step. I'll pass it on to the education team for evaluation.
Initially, in the
set_password function, you passed in
'string1' to be hashed. But you were supposed to pass in what the user sent and the password they sent in clearly wasn't
'string1'. So now it's comparing the hash of whatever it sent in to the hash of "string1" and they aren't the same
So where you have:
User.password = generate_password_hash('string1')
User.password = generate_password_hash(password)
Hope this helps!