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Re: OpenLDAP 2.0 and its crazy userPassword usage

At 04:44 PM 5/11/01, Jaron Omega wrote:
>userPassword:: e0NSWVBUfWRUL2VHNjFFcjN1R00=
             ^^ base64 encoded value

% perl <<EOF
use MIME::Base64;
print decode_base64('e0NSWVBUfWRUL2VHNjFFcjN1R00=') . "\n";

BTW, traditional (and standard track) use of userPassword would
be for storage of clear text passwords.  That is, no derived
values.  This '{SCHEME}' stuff is experimental.  Hopefully
will eventually die out in favor of the authPassword (which
is specifically designed to hold hashed passwords).