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Re: get cleartext password with ldapsearch/slapadd

--On Friday, October 10, 2003 12:48 PM -0400 Eulogio Robles <eulogio.robles@mi.cl> wrote:

I need to export the whole directory to LDIF, including the passwords on
My slapd.conf includes the {CLEARTEXT} line. However, both slapcat and
ldapsearch print the userpassword field scrambled with base64.
If I use an "ldapsearch" application from a IPlanet Directory server
(which will be removed soon), the password is correctly displayed on
OpenLdap is compiled with the --enable-cleartext flag.

Is there anything else I'm missing?

Also : any field that includes some "non-english" character (like "ñ")
is also printed on base64. Any way to avoid that?

Why not simply create a quick perl script to convert back from base64?


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