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Anyway to retrieve existing plain password?


#1

we have a case that our records of password are messed up, i need to retrieve plain password for users so that they can login.
i don’t find there is such API doing that, anyone has any idea?


#2

Hi @warm200. Password are not stored in our systems, so it’s impossible to retrieve them. We only store hashes, a one way transformation that’s only useful when validating the value entered by the user.

See https://auth0.com/blog/hashing-passwords-one-way-road-to-security/ for more information on hashing.