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modify userpassword needs server encryption (ITS#469)

Full_Name: Michiel Steltman
Version: 1.2.8
OS: Solaris 2.6
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
Submission from: (NULL) (

Change request:

When a '{crypt}xxxx..' or '{sha}xxxx...' userpassword is modified with a
cleartext value, that value is written un-encrypted into the attribute.
One would expect the server to encrypt the new value instead, following a
default scheme (as in slapd.conf) or using the encryption scheme of the old


Michiel Steltman