[Twisted-Python] Re: Authentication with Perspective Broker and hashed password file

Dave Cook daverz at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 03:18:28 EST 2005

On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 18:57:34 -0800, Dave Cook <daverz at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to authenticate my PB client against a hashed password file,
> but I'm getting an error when I use a hash:
> Failure: twisted.cred.error.UnhandledCredentials: No checker for
> twisted.spread.interfaces.IJellyable,
> twisted.cred.credentials.IUsernameHashedPassword,
> twisted.cred.credentials.ICredentials,
> twisted.spread.pb.IUsernameMD5Password

BTW, I just tried it with the trivial hash

myChecker = checkers.FilePasswordDB("my_plaintext_passwd_file",
hash=lambda u, p, h: p)

Just to make very sure that the hash algorithm wasn't the problem.
Dave Cook

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