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RE: Newbie question: setting userPassword field
Hmm, this may solve my prob...
> No. OpenLDAP 1.x recognized hashed values but will not generate them.
> We have no plans to add any new features to OpenLDAP 1.2.
When you say "recognized", do you mean that a hashed value, such as a
userPassword attribute, can been stored as such, then a plaintext password
will then automatically be hashed and compared with the hashed attribute,
thereby eliminating the need to incorporate a hash function into an
authentication module? I understand the implications of this - plaintext
passwords would then be transmitted over the net - but this does not concern
me for the moment.
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