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Re: ldappasswd and encryption

thanks a bundle :)  this slapd.conf directive solves the issue i had just


On 10/30/00 16:58, "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org> wrote:

> At 04:45 PM 10/30/00 -0500, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>> i noticed that the ldappasswd utility in openldap version 2.0.6 lost a
>> command-line option it used to have which enabled the user to specify the
>> encryption algorhithm (e.g. SHA, MD5, CRYPT).
> ldappasswd in 2.0 is a different beast than the 1.2 tool of the same
> name.
> The new tool uses a new mechanism which is specifically designed
> to divorce the client from having to know password storage specifics.
> The slapd has a configuration directive (password-hash) you may use
> to specify the hash to use with userPassword storage.  Later versions
> of slapd will support other storage mechanisms (e.g. SASLdb and
> in-directory SASL secret storage).
>> or is it going to be added again?
> no.