Anatomy of an ASP.NET Identity PasswordHash - The Blinking Caret

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12/12/2017 1:53:33 PM

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Have you ever looked at a user record in an ASP.NET Identity's users table and wondered just what is being saved on the PasswordHash column? It looks like this (it's in base64): AQAAAAEAACcQAAAAEJSPbbFM1aeXB8fGRV7RRamLpjzktAF7FjwDWtFx35eol4AxN6vm4zWR9EApc7WPsQ== Apart from maybe satisfying your curiosity, what could you benefit from knowing exactly what's on that seemingly random sequence of characters?