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RE: OpenLDAP 2.1 Released

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of thierryW

> ThierryW wrote :
> in-directory secret storage seems to be simple like you said.. but which
> syntax for userpassword and who generate password (cause by default
> saslpassword write to sasldb..) ?
> thierry

As Tim already mentioned, you do all password management using only LDAP
tools. The syntax for the userPassword attribute is an arbitrary cleartext
string. You just use ldapmodify to set it, and you don't use the saslpasswd
command any more since you don't use sasldb any more.

(The CVS HEAD contains patches to get ldappasswd working with this scheme as

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