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Re: Valid characters in username and password?

At 06:42 AM 8/11/2005, Jeremiah Martell wrote:
>What characters are valid in a LDAP username or password?

OpenLDAP Software generally uses userPassword for passwords,
its an octetString compared octetwise per RFC 2256.  Client
software is responsible for ensuring any character data in
passwords is presented in a common way on the wire.

Usernames in LDAP are generally DNs.  OpenLDAP Software does
not place significant restrictions on the kinds of values one
can use in naming.

(OpenLDAP supports SASL, usernames and passwords (where used)
depend on the mechanism involved.)