[FX.php List] Errors searching for email addresses

Bob Patin bob at patin.com
Mon Jan 26 10:29:05 MST 2009

This is an often-discussed topic; the other thing to consider is that  
users can use wildcards to spoof your login system.

Here's what I use in my web apps to validate username and password:


I forget who originally posted this, but it's very useful...

Hope this helps,

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On Jan 26, 2009, at 11:13 AM, luke at soundtoys.com wrote:

> I am using fx.php to check login credentials against our FM db and  
> the username is the customers email address. I keep getting a 401  
> error (no matching records) because of the @ being a special symbol  
> in FM. How do I pass the data as an argument for AddDBParam() such  
> that it recognizes the '@' as the actual character not the special  
> symbol.
> Thanks in advance,
> -- 
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