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Re: Q: storing access control information - where?

Hi Heiko 
> where and how are the passwords for users stored?

For simple bind, passwords are stored in the userPassword attribute of
the entry. To validate the credentials, the server retrieves the values
and compares them with the provided plain text password -- hashing the
plain text password with the specified algorithm first if needed.

Norbert Klasen
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