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Re: Root password??

I had a similar problem, though I am very new to the LDAP environment I
found it necessary to use the -x option until I get the authentication
locked down.

>From the man page: -x     Use simple authentication instead of SASL.


> At 20:25 12/30/2002, you wrote:
>> if my rootpw is 'sercret',  so what actually is my password????
>> i try to ldapadd, prompted for password, after i key in my root password, i
>> got invavlid credential error. any idea?
> I assume you're referring to the rootpw in slapd.conf... if rootpw is
> "secret", that ***is*** the clear-text password.  Otherwise, the password
> is whatever was added to the directory for the binddn you're using on the
> ldapadd command line.
> If you're working with a basic default install and haven't yet changed the
> password in slapd.conf (which you should do ASAP), the correct command line
> is "ldapadd -D rootdn-from-slapd.conf-goes-here -w
> rootpw-from-slapd.conf-goes-here
> Cheers,
>    Brenda
>    The only Henniker on earth, NH (the state with five seasons --
> tourist, foliage, ski, mud and black-fly)