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Re: why is openldap not recognizing MD5 passwords?

Marten Lehmann wrote:

usually it should be possible to give a password like


to a userPassword attribute and openldap should be using it as an MD5 password hash. Instead, it is using it as a plain password. What is going wrong there?

Assuming the above is the verbatim value you're trying to use, I note that "digest" is not a valid MD5 value (see RFC 3112 and RFC 1321). Otherwise, what value is not being treated as expected? Can you post it?


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