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Re: rootpw can't be encrypted

On Fri, 14 Jul 2000, Dannie M Stanley wrote:

> >From the slapd.conf man page it seems like it should be possible:
> "rootpw <password>
> Specify  a  password  (or  hash of the password) for the rootdn.  This
> option accepts all password formats  known  to  the  server  including
> {SHA},  {MD5},  {CRYPT},  and  cleartext.  Cleartext passwords are not
> recommended."
> William Yodlowsky wrote:
> > 
> > I'm pretty sure it doesn't support encrypted passwords in slapd.conf.

Hmm, I missed that.  Thanks.

But it stands... they have to be root to read the file if it's mode 0600,
and if they've got root then they don't need the password :-)

William Yodlowsky