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How do I know if I have encrypted ldap passwords

I'm trying to "fix" my initial install of ldap and am working through troubleshooting.

with these in my slapd.conf

database        ldbm
suffix         "dc=family, dc=com"
rootdn         "cn=root,dc=WEBBY,dc=com"
rootpw         "secret"
directory      /var/lib/ldap

so I try this line:

[root@Webby openldap]# ldapadd -x -h localhost -D "cn=root,dc=WEBBY,dc=com" -f base.ldif -w secret
ldap_bind: Invalid credentials

now, if I get it, that _should_ work because I have the -D correct.

So that leaves:

  I have encrypted passwords turned on so ldap doesn't see secret as secret because it's plaintext in slapd.conf

  I have entries in my existing ldap that are preventing me from being "authenticated".

I cannot ldapdelete either for the same error message:

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