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Re: Linux Password encryption on Solaris 8


I once heard that Solaris' LDAP will not work w/ OpenLDAP.
If you like I can email you, out of the list, a .DOC somone
made of there experience settign up LDAP on Solaris.


On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 10:33:48AM -0600, Celso G. Lima wrote:
> We have an OpenLDAP server with usernames and passwords generated on a RH
> Linux 7.3 system. The Linux OpenLDAP clients work as expected, and the
> Solaris 8 client don't.
> When trying to integrate a Solaris 8 system with OpenLDAP, it does not
> recognizes the userPassword in the way RH Linux encrypted it. However, if
> the userPassword is obtained from Solaris system ({crypt} ...), both Solaris
> and Linux OpenLDAP clients work.
> If I am not mistaken, the conversion of password encryption methods is not
> feasible, so does anybody have any suggestion on how to solve this issue?
> Thanks,
> Celso
> **************************
> Celso G. Lima
> Systems Administrator
> University of Southern Mississippi
> Office of Technology Resources

..... Jason C. Leach

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