function user_hash_password

cis7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)
cle7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)
elmsmedia7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)
icor7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)
meedjum_blog7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)
mooc7 user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0)

Hash a password using a secure hash.


$password: A plain-text password.

$count_log2: Optional integer to specify the iteration count. Generally used only during mass operations where a value less than the default is needed for speed.

Return value

A string containing the hashed password (and a salt), or FALSE on failure.

2 calls to user_hash_password()
user_save in modules/user/user.module
Save changes to a user account or add a new user.
user_update_7000 in modules/user/user.install
Increase the length of the password field to accommodate better hashes.


includes/, line 207
Secure password hashing functions for user authentication.


function user_hash_password($password, $count_log2 = 0) {
  if (empty($count_log2)) {
    // Use the standard iteration count.
    $count_log2 = variable_get('password_count_log2', DRUPAL_HASH_COUNT);
  return _password_crypt('sha512', $password, _password_generate_salt($count_log2));



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