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Re: ldapmodify not working


On Tuesday 06 January 2004 17:31, Justin Lambert wrote:
> I am having a weird problem with not being able to modify an ldap entry.
>   I created a user and whas having problems logging in, looking into it
> I checked his hashed password and compared it to what slappasswd -h
> {md5} generated and found they were different (using secret for the
> encrypted pwds here):
> ldapsearch -xLLL -b -W o=iowanews,o=computility uid=administrator uid
> userpassword
> Enter LDAP Password:
> dn: uid=administrator,ou=Users,o=iowanews,o=computility
> uid: administrator
> userPassword:: e01ENX1XRDRaUDNiRnB0UEVQZ3JSUTJHNmlnPT0=

Attributes in LDIF files that have double colons are Base64 encoded (see 
If you decode it you get the value


Peter Marschall
eMail: peter@adpm.de