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Old 07-29-2008, 07:02 PM   #1
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Question [PHP] Login and Security help

I have made a posting script (a kind of shout box system)
I need to have a way to make sure that whatever script is being processed is coming from the same server (i know there is a way to do this) but how?
and also i need a login system.. if i was to implement a system such as this...

PHP Code:
if (isset(
$_POST['user']) && isset($_POST['pass']))
    if (
$_POST['user'] === 'user' && $_POST['pass'] === 'pass')
$_SESSION['aloud '] = true;
header('Location: protectedish.php');
$wrong 'Wrong User/Password';

and then this on each "protected" page...

PHP Code:
if (!isset(
$_SESSION['aloud']) or $_SESSION['aloud'] !== true)
header('Location: login.php');
I am assuming this is not very secure, and it is also inconvenient, for instance if i need to use another "header('location:')" somewhere else it won't work.

bearing in mind that i only need one user, and i would like a system where the user can easy change the password, what would be a good system? and what are other methods to keep my scripts secure?

sorry for all those questions
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