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Authenticate By & Password Challenge Methods In Rails 7.1

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Collin Jilbert

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About This Episode

Has secure password is boasting some new benefits in Rails 7.1 with the addition of the authenticate_by method which reduces timing-based enumeration attack vulnerabilities. Also being introduced is the ability to provide a required password challenge.

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Here is the commit which introduced the authenticate_by method along with the method as it currently stands on main

Here is the comment section which speaks about the password_challenge or XXX_challenge (the _challenge method is dynamically defined based on the attribute name you pass to has_secure_password

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