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Re: (ITS#7278) [PATCH] SHA-2: Add support salted SHA-2 password hashes
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#7278) [PATCH] SHA-2: Add support salted SHA-2 password hashes
- From: email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 16:30:55 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
--On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 4:08 PM +0000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> It is a problem that a slappasswd user must have read privilage
>> on slapd.conf (or slapd.d) by this patch...
> slappasswd is an administrative command; if you don't have administrator
> access already you have no business running it.
What in any way makes it administrative? You simply give it a password to
convert into whatever scheme for you. Where is the administrative
requirement? Why shouldn't X user with some particular permissions into
the database, but not the configuration, be able to run it to generate a
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