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Caching_sha2_password

What would be required to get OpenEMR to use this validation method?
I apologize in advance if this has been addressed elsewhere.
I believe this method would strengthen OpenEMR even further.
I am interested in contributing to this password validation method.
I use windows and FreeBSD. If anyone can recommend a testing and development environment I would appreciate it.

Thanks

Sandra

hi @gutiersa ,

Check out this issue, which discusses this a bit:

Hi @gutiersa,

I believe @igorjovanovic was looking into this. Enabling SHA2 is a requirement for meaningful use 3 certification. So it is something OpenEMR will need to implement. See discussion here.

I use an ubuntu virtualbox virtual machine running on windows 10. You can find some instructions on how to configure a development environment on the openemr youtube channel.

Thanks,
-Rachel

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