UTA Auth revival

Discussion in 'Discord - UTA Pug (PUG:AS)' started by '//3iRd(o), May 14, 2020.

  1. '//3iRd(o)

    '//3iRd(o) Administrator

    Sep 19, 2001
    Dorset, UK

    It's come to our attention that certain people are trying to dodge their shockingly abysmal UT Stats history by taking advantage of the Auth system not working properly since 2015 :P

    So - I've rectified this situation and refreshed the UTA Auth system to (kinda) work with the new forums.

    tl;dr; Auth will be live today only, then again from 1st June 2020. If you're new to auth, or have forgotten your password, navigate to UTA Auth Config above.

    NEW PLAYERS: Register to the forums here. Then set a password here.

    Process is a little different now: Due to these forums using server side b-crypt to secure your passwords, we're unable to correctly match up the md5 hashes sent from your UT client - in laymans laypersons terms (yes, it's 2020), we're unable to authenticate you with your forum credential.

    So, next best thing, you now have the ability to set a separate in-game password using the "UTA Auth Config" tab at the top of the forums.

    You can set this to be the same as, or different to your forum password - the choice is yours. The only difference is that it's not using b-crypt, but instead using md5 hashing and salting.

    Now, when you see the Auth prompt, you simply enter your forum username and the in-game password set in UTA Auth Config.

    IMPORTANT: Because I like to make things easy for you slackers, I've imported all the old auth config from 5 years ago, so MOST of you should have an auth credential you can utilise (if you can remember that far back); if you've forgotten it - simply go to the tab above and set a new one.

    Auth system will be live today on the pug server for validation, then it'll be put into "grace mode" until 1st June 2020 while people get their s#!t together and ensure they've got a working forum account and auth credential.

    I'll be updating the FAQ later today.

    Enjoy not being able to dodge your UT Stats history! :D
    Last edited: May 14, 2020
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  2. Snuggs

    Snuggs Che, Mr. Obscure

    Feb 20, 2002
    on a giant weed tree
    didn´t check them in the old times, but it´s kind a funny
    thx m8 :D
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