Version: 1.0

Type: Full Script

Category: Other

License: GNU General Public License

Description: This page will validate the structure of a string to your specifications. This script will verify a password to make sure it contains a lower and upper case alpha character, a numeric character, a symbol in the valid_symbol array, and not a symbol in the invalid_symbol array.



<?
/*-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AUTHOR: Joshua Malan
COMPANY: TeksFX
WEBSITE: www.teksfx.com
EMAIL: jmalan@teksfx.com

	Password Structure Validation:
	
		$passVer = the password
		$symbolErrors:
			If there is an error with invalid symbols it will return the details of 
			that error in a bullited list <ul>
		$results:
			If the password does not meet the spefications it will return an ordered 
			list <ol> with the description of why it did not meet the specifications.
			
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
function checkPassword($passVer){
	global $symbolErrors;
	global $results;
	$invalid_symbols = array(0 => "$",1 => "%",2 => "&");
	$valid_symbols = array(0 => "!",1 => "@",2 => "#",3 => "^",4 => "*",5 => "(",6 => ")",7 => "-",
					8 => "_",9 => "=",10 => "+",11 => "[",12 => "]",13 => "{",14 => "}",15 => ";",
					16 => ":",17 => ",",18 => "<",19 => ">",20 => ".",21 => "/",22 => "~");
	$length = strlen($passVer);	
	if ($length >= 6){
		$lengthVerified = true;
	} else {
		$lengthVerified = false;
	}
	
	for($i=0;$i<$length;$i++){
		$chars[] = substr($passVer, $i, 1);
	}
	$symbolErrors = "<ul>";
		while(list($key,$val) = each($chars)){
			if (in_array($val,$invalid_symbols)){
				$symbolErrors .= "<li><span class='defaultBoldRed'>$val</span> is an invalid symbol.</li>";
				$invalidSymbol = true;
			}
			if (in_array($val,$valid_symbols)){
				$validSymbol = true;
			}
			if (ereg('[0-9]', $val)){
				$numericVerified = true;
			}
			if(ereg('[A-Z]', $val)){
				$alphaUpVerified = true;
			}
			if(ereg('[a-z]', $val)){
				$alphaLowVerified = true;
			}
		}
	$symbolErrors .= "</ul>";
	
	$results = "<ol>";
		if ($lengthVerified == true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The length check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The length check failed, your password needs to be 6 characters or more.</span><br></li>";
		}
		
		if ($invalidSymbol != true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The invalid symbol check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The invalid symbol check failed and are mentioned above.</span><br></li>";
		}
		
		if ($validSymbol == true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The valid symbol check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The valid symbol check failed. You need to have a symbol in your password other than $ % or &amp;.</span><br></li>";
		}
		
		if ($numericVerified == true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The numeric check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The numeric check failed because you need to have a number in your password.</span><br></li>";
		}
		
		if ($alphaUpVerified == true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The alpha upper case check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The alpha upper case check failed because you need to have one of the letters capitalized.</span><br></li>";
		}
		
		if ($alphaLowVerified == true){
			//$results .= "<span class='defaultGreen'>The alpha lower case check passed</span><br>";
		} else {
			$results .= "<li><span class='defaultRed'>The alpha lower case check failed because you need a lower case letter.</span><br></li>";
		}
	$results .= "</ol>";
}

echo"<html>
<head>
	<title>Change Password</title>
	<style>
		.default{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#000000;}
		.defaultWhite{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#FFFFFF;}
		.defaultRed{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#D60000;}
		.defaultBlack{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#000000;}
		.defaultBlue{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#00529C;}
		.defaultGreen{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#006600;}
		.defaultOrange{font:9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#DC9306;}
		.defaultBold{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#000000;}
		.defaultBoldWhite{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#FFFFFF;}
		.defaultBoldBlack{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#000000;}
		.defaultBoldYellow{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#D60000;}
		.defaultBoldBlue{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#00529C;}
		.defaultBoldLtBlue{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#EDEFF3;}
		.defaultBoldRed{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#D60000;}
		.defaultBoldGreen{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#006600;}
		.defaultBoldOrange{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#DC9306;}
		.defaultBoldGrey{font:bold 9pt Arial,Helvetica,Veranda;color:#888888;}
	</style>
</head>

<body $body>
<form><P>&nbsp;</P>
	<table border='0' cellpadding='1' cellspacing='0' width='400' align='center' bgcolor='#000000'><tr><td>
		<table border='0' cellpadding='2' cellspacing='0' width='400' align='center' bgcolor='#FFFFFF'>
			<tr class='highlight'>
				<td align='center' class='defaultBoldWhite' bgcolor='#00529C'>Please change your password in the box below.</td>
			</tr>
			<tr class='noHighlight'>
				<td align='center'>
					<input type='text' name='passVer' value='$passVer' class='defaultBlue'>
					<input type='submit' value='CHANGE' class='defaultBoldBlue'>
				</td>
			</tr>
			<tr class='highlight'>
				<td class='defaultBold'>
				<P align='center'>Below is the description of the problem with your password.</P>
				";
				if (isset($passVer)){
					checkPassword($passVer);
					if ($symbolErrors != "<ul></ul>" || $results != "<ol></ol>"){
						echo $symbolErrors;
						echo $results;
					} else {
						//YOUR UPDATE STATEMENT HERE
						echo "<center><span class='defaultBoldRed'>Your password acceptable, <a href='../index.html'>Click Here</a> to continue.</span></center>";
					}			
				}
				
				echo"
				</td>
			</tr>
		</table>
	</td></tr></table>
</form>
</body>
</html>";
?>