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Re: Inappropriate authentication using {md5} or {sha} ...

On 18 May, Frank Koenen wrote:
> I'm trying to set the "rootpw" value in my slapd.conf file using MD5,
> or SHA.  If I use {crypt} or plaintext I don't have a problem. Can you
> tell what I'm doing wrong or what I'm missing?

I don't know about SHA, but the MD5 is a direct MD5 hash of the
password, not a unix crypt with salt version.

[nazard@griffon - Thu May 18 21:51:47]
[~]$ echo -n Secret4|md5sum
69a849d3e3e264c89f272a9eae2d3c26  -

Doug Nazar
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