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Re: Password display problem with ldapmodify (ITS#363)

At 07:14 AM 11/15/99 GMT, richarde@eskom.co.za wrote:
>Full_Name: Richard Ellerbrock
>Version: 1.2.6
>OS: RedHat 6.0
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>I am running automatic batch updates using ldapmodify onto an NDS LDAP server.
>works great, but to do the update I need to authenticate as the Admin user (root
>in unix speak). Well, doing a ps -ef allows anybody to see the password during 
>the update process. Have the development team thought of modifying the process 
>display to blank out the password. I have seen other applications do this -
>is one of them.

Thanks for the suggestion.  We'll put this into the queue.


Kurt D. Zeilenga		<kurt@boolean.net>
Net Boolean Incorporated	<http://www.boolean.net/>