Topic: Encryption of Passwords in the Database  (Read 34723 times)

As administrator you might notice that you sometimes can see a user's password, other times it is not shown to you.

When a password was created during the registration process of a new user or it was edited on the page

Overview => Edit User Details

by the user himself (as a personal password), the password will be encrypted in the database and is therefore not visible for administrators. It also cannot be send via bulk e-mail.

When a password is entered or generated by a an administrator or organizer on behalf of a user on the page

Overview => User and Participant Management => Create New User Account

or has been imported using the import data function

Overview => Data Import and Export => Import Data

it will not yet be encrypted and is therefore visible to administrators.
Such passwords can be sent via the bulk e-mail function.