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Re: bind to LDAP Server using crypted password

You must bind with the clear-text password; the server will then crypt and
compare the result. You may wish to use `-W' (capital W) on the command line
so as to not reveal the password during a `ps'


On Mon, 27 May 2002, David Anthony Gey wrote:

> Hello,
> is there anybody out there who has a idea how to bind to an LDAP Server with a crypted password.
> I've tried to bind to OpenLDAP Server 2.0.21 with the following command
> ldapsearch -x -w {CRYPT}1IJV5XjJ2f3Kk -b"o=myorg, c=de" -D"cn=Directory Manager, o=myorg, c=de" "(ou=*)"
> but I always get a "invalid credentials" error message.
> Thanks in advance.
> David Gey