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Re: Enabling Password Policy Messages via Extended Controls in OpenLDAP

--On Tuesday, August 23, 2005 6:18 PM +0200 Buchan Milne <bgmilne@obsidian.co.za> wrote:

But, according to the draft, the control for ppolicy is ... my 2.3.5 box with ppolicy enabled also
doesn't display this control ...

for example from my systems running OpenLDAP 2.3.6

Which doesn't tell me what extended controls are
supported in this directory.  Am I still doing
something wrong here?

See above.

How do I configure the directory to have
password-policy server-side controls sent back to the

Use the ppolicy overlay, I'm guessing.

Still leaves some questions unanswered ... or am I missing something?

Probably not... I don't use the ppolicy overlay, so I don't know if it is correctly registering the control or not. ;) I was mainly pointing out how to get the list of supported controls, since the user was having a problem at that level.

There were some changes to ppolicy between 2.3.5 and 2.3.6, IIRC, so maybe it is fixed in that release.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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ITSS/Shared Services
Stanford University
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