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Re: userPassword: {crypt}


On Friday 14 February 2003 17:05, you wrote:
> > 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.
> I have a linux system with over 18000 users, and I won't have access to
> their passwords in clear text.  Do you know of any other way to do it?

Unfortunately no solution, but maybe a workaround:
1) Create a password changing application that 
   a) chenges the UNIX password
   b) (re)sets the eDir passwords
2) Enforce password change by every user.


PS: Using password cracking tools is IMHO no viable option
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