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Answers regarding userPassword and rootpw.
OpenLDAP Software supports Standard Track clear text userPassword (RFC 4519).

OpenLDAP Software also supports the Modify Password Extended Operation (RFC 3062). See ldappasswd(1).

OpenLDAP Software provides slappasswd(8) which can be used to generate Experimental userPassword (RFC 2307) and rootpw hashed passwords.

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Answers in this category:
(Answer) Does use of hashed userPassword values violates the Standard Track specifications?
(Answer) May use of hashed passwords lead to problems?
(Answer) What are RFC 2307 hashed user passwords?
(Answer) Which RFC 2307 password schemes are recommended and why?
(Answer) What are {SHA} and {SSHA} passwords and how do I generate them?
(Answer) What are {MD5} and {SMD5} passwords and how do I generate them?
(Answer) What are {CRYPT} passwords and how do I generate them?
(Answer) A script to generate MD5, SHA, and CRYPT variants of a password
(Answer) How do I specify what type of password are stored?
(Answer) How do I specify the crypt(3) salt format to use?
(Answer) Is there an alternative to {KERBEROS} passwords in current versions of slapd(8)?
(Answer) Does OpenLDAP support password policies?
(Answer) Does ldapsearch encrypt userPassword values?
(Answer) Why doesn't ldapsearch provide the actual value of userPassword ?
(Answer) Why is my userPassword encrypted?

(Answer) Does OpenLDAP support {SHA512}, {SHA256} or other SHA-2 hash algorithms?

See also: (Xref) How do I NOT use crypt(3) from OpenSSL?
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