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Community post – Replacing password generation

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Slodge has posted a a C# code sample to change DNN’s password generation -which uses the asp.net membership provider- to be less secure (of course he means just less complicated). To increase the length of my post I am including the VB version. *grin*

 

 

   1:      Public Class SlodgeDNNMembershipProvider
   2:          Inherits DotNetNuke.Security.Membership.AspNetMembershipProvider
   3:   
   4:          Shared PasswordBase As New List(Of String)() {"fishfinger", "rabbit","racing"}
   5:   
   6:          Public Overrides Function GeneratePassword(ByVal length As Integer) As String
   7:              '    length ignored - hope this does not hurt the SQL layer!
   8:              Return GeneratePassword()
   9:          End Function
  10:   
  11:          Public Overrides Function GeneratePassword() As String
  12:              Dim r As New Random()
  13:              Dim index As Integer = r.Next(PasswordBase.Count)
  14:              If index >= PasswordBase.Count Then
  15:                  'according to the intellisense help this should not happen
  16:                  index = PasswordBase.Count - 1
  17:              End If
  18:              Dim number As Integer = r.Next(100)
  19:              Return String.Format("{0}{1:00}", PasswordBase(index), number)
  20:          End Function
  21:   
  22:      End Class

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