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Re: using Active Directory encryption mechanism to authenticate user in OpenLDAP

Alain Dejoux <kardiac_list@krystalia.net> writes:

> Hi,
> 	I need to migrate a Active Directory PDC server to OpenLDAP. I have
> resolved most problem but i am struggle on initial password migration. I
> explain, i must retrieve all user password in AD and put them in
> OpenLDAP. So users don't need to change password ( a mandatory customer
> request :-/ ). I know how encode password in AD format but i search a
> way for using this method in OpenLDAP. 
> It is possible to add a mechanism to OpenLDAP ? Or else someone  know a
> best way to migrate password data from Active Directory ? I thought to
> samba but i can only create a smbpasswd file with and that didn't change
> my authentication problem.

This is not an openldap question. AFAIK AD authentication and password
storage is handled by kerberos.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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