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Re: Newbie question: setting userPassword field

Dan wrote:

> ... when a web user wishes to authenticate themselves to Apache using LDAP,
> an Apache mod_xLDAPx needs to convert a plaintext password into
> {SHA}blablabla@#$^$# before it can be sent to OpenLDAP for comparisom and
> authentication.  Is this correct?

No; a simple LDAP Bind request containing a plaintext password (not a hash) may
be used.  Other alternatives are possible, using LDAP Compare or other  forms
of Bind.