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Re: (ITS#6250) Password modify ext.op. - automagically add simpleSecurityObject

michael@stroeder.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Michael Ströder
> Version: HEAD
> OS: openSUSE Linux 11.1
> URL:
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> If one trys to set the userPassword with a Password Modify ext. op. request but
> the object classes of the entry does not allow userPassword slapd could add
> automagically AUXILIARY object class simpleSecurityObject to the entry.
> (I'm doing this in web2ldap since years when changing the userPassword with a
> normal modify operation which client-side hashing.)

This request sounds like a mistake to me. The DSA is supposed to enforce the 
data model, not automagically enable you to bypass the model. What clients do 
is a completely separate matter...

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