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Re: DSA is unwilling to perform (53)

At 12:21 PM 2002-08-05, Gareth Nolan wrote:
>ldappasswd -a larrysecret -s larrysec2 -D "cn=Larry Anderson,ou=MemberGroupA,o=stooges" -w larrysecret -x
>Unfortunately, I'm getting the following error:
>Result: DSA is unwilling to perform (53)
>Additional info: use bind to verify old password

>I've checked the database and the credentials are correct (I would get invalid credentials, if not) but cannot see what the problem is.

slapd(8) password modify doesn't know how to verify old passwords,
so don't ask it to.  That is, don't provide a -a option to