File_Passwd_Authbasic::staticAuth() – Fast authentication


require_once 'File/Passwd/Authbasic.php';

mixed File_Passwd_Authbasic::staticAuth ( string $file , string $user , string $pass , string $mode )


Static user authentication.


string $file

path to passwd file

string $user

user to authenticate

string $pass

plaintext password

string $mode

des, sha or md5

Return value

Returns TRUE if authenticated, FALSE if not or PEAR_Error on failure.

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error Code Summary
FILE_PASSWD_E_NOT_EXISTS passwd file doesn't exist
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_OPENED passwd file couldn't be opened in read mode
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_LOCKED passwd file couldn't be locked shared
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_UNLOCKED passwd file couldn't be unlocked (only if auth fails)
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_CLOSED passwd file couldn't be closed /only if auth fails)


This function should be called statically.

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Last updated: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 — Download Documentation
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