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Known implementations: twisted.cred.credentials.CramMD5Credentials, twisted.cred.credentials.UsernameHashedPassword, twisted.spread.pb._PortalAuthChallenger, twisted.web._auth.digest.DigestedCredentials, twisted.web2.auth.digest.DigestedCredentials
I encapsulate a username and a hashed password.This credential is used when a hashed password is received from the party requesting authentication. CredentialCheckers which check this kind of credential must store the passwords in plaintext (or as password-equivalent hashes) form so that they can be hashed in a manner appropriate for the particular credentials class.
|Instance Variables||username||The username associated with these credentials.
|Method||checkPassword||Validate these credentials against the correct password.|
|Parameters||password||The correct, plaintext password against which to check.|
|Returns||a deferred which becomes, or a boolean indicating if the password matches.|