Class: HashStrategy

vertx-auth-mongo-js/hash_strategy~ HashStrategy

new HashStrategy()

Determines how the hashing is computed in the implementation You can implement this to provide a different hashing strategy to the default.
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Methods

computeHash(password, user) → {string}

Compute the hashed password given the unhashed password and the user
Parameters:
Name Type Description
password string the unhashed password
user User the user to get the salt for. This paramter is needed, if the is declared to be used
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Returns:
the hashed password
Type
string

getSalt(user) → {string}

Retrieve the salt. The source of the salt can be the external salt or the propriate column of the given user, depending on the defined HashSaltStyle
Parameters:
Name Type Description
user User the user to get the salt for. This paramter is needed, if the is declared to be used
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Returns:
null in case of the salt of the user or a defined external salt
Type
string

getSaltStyle() → {Object}

Get the defined HashSaltStyle of the current instance
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Returns:
the saltStyle
Type
Object

getStoredPwd(user) → {string}

Retrieve the password from the user, or as clear text or as hashed version, depending on the definition
Parameters:
Name Type Description
user User the user to get the stored password for
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Returns:
the password, either as hashed version or as cleartext, depending on the preferences
Type
string

setExternalSalt(salt)

Set an external salt. This method should be used in case of
Parameters:
Name Type Description
salt string the salt, which shall be used
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setSaltStyle(saltStyle)

Set the saltstyle as defined by HashSaltStyle.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
saltStyle Object the HashSaltStyle to be used
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