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Re: Using Password-hash to create secure passwords..

fuser9bb@hotpop.com wrote:

I was about to complain that the posted FAQ entry talks about password hashes (data), but not Password-hash (slapd.conf option), but I did find an interesting tidbit:


So this doesn't answer the question, but it does let me rephase the question.


It seems to me then that it doesn't matter how I submit my userPassword for an update as long as I meet these conditions:

You're not reading carefully enough.

As stated in the above FAQ article - password hashes are only used when setting a password with the Password Modify extended operation. Other operations just store whatever value you set, verbatim.

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