From: Pierangelo Masarati [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Mon 8/13/2007 3:22 PM
To: Rick Tautin
Subject: Re: Problem changing passwords after import
Rick Tautin wrote:
> I guess I am not sure what you mean my portable,
I mean: crypt(3) is implementation dependent, so different
implementations (e.g. the one in libc and the one in openssl's
libcrypto) do not interoperate.
> I was able to import
> all the users into ldap and they can successfully authenticate with
> those usernames and passwords.
You mean ldapwhoami works for those users __before__ you force the
password change using the manager identity? If ldapwhoami does, then
ldappasswd must work as well.
> Why then would just the manager
> account be able to change the password. Is there away around this if
> they were all crypted with crypt(3)?
No straightforward manner. You'll need to crack those passwords
(usually trivial with crypt(3)).