• Subject: Re: Password Validation API
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 22:08:59 -0600

From: Douglas Handy <dhandy1@bellsouth.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2001 9:43 PM
Subject: Re: Password Validation API


> Mel,
>
> >A problem with Get Profile Handle is that if the password is incorrect,
the
> >incorrect password count is increased.
>
> If that is perceived as a problem, then you could use Leif's program
instead.
> Since it does the validation itself, an invalid attempt will not increase
the
> count.

In addition, switching user profiles with Get Profile Handle just to validate
a password is a round-about way of doing something that can be done
DIRECTLY and simpler with no muss and no fuss.


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