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Re: userPassword: {crypt}


On Thursday 13 February 2003 19:02, Celso G. Lima wrote:
> I have been trying to import user passwords from an /etc/shadow file into
> Novell eDirectory 8.7, but haven't succeed on my endeavor. I was able to
> import the same passwords into OpenLdap using the attribute "userPassword:
> {crypt}encrypted-password", but the same does not seem to work for
> eDirectory.
> I noticed that if I set the password by either using ConsoleOne or
> "userPassword: clear-text-password", I am able to get authenticated.
That is the correct way to do it.

The "{XXX}YYYY" syntax of passwords is specific to OpenLDAP.
Novell expects the passwords in cleartext and encrypts/hashes them
on the server side with their own algorithm.

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