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Re: Password conversion to lmpassword ntpassword

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Jeff Davis wrote:

> Hi All,
> Is there a way to take existing encrypted passwords stored in a openldap 
> v1.2 directory and map them to the lmpassword and ntpassword attributes?


> I 
> have already generated the LDIF, and mapped attribute names to their 
> corresponding V3 names.  Has anyone already written a script to handle 
> this?  I would REALLY like to avoid having to assign new passwords to our 
> 2600 users :(

I feel your pain. We are facing a similar situation (for different

AFAIK, the hashes used for lmpassword and ntpassword can only be generated
from the original plain text password strings. If you don't have the
plain text strings, then no dice.

> -Jeff
> Jefferson K. Davis
> Technology and Information Systems Manager
> Standard School District
> 1200 North Chester Ave
> Bakersfield, CA  93308
> 661-392-2110 ext 120

Kirk Turner-Rustin
Ohio Wesleyan University