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RE: Problem changing passwords after import
Here is a sample ldif entry.
cn: Test User
From: Gavin Henry [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 5:18 PM
To: Rick Tautin
Cc: Pierangelo Masarati; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Problem changing passwords after import
Rick Tautin wrote:
> ldapwhoami does not work until the password has been changed by
> manager. I meant that I can successfully pop mail, ftp to servers
> the username and password before it has been changed by the manager
Do you have a sample LDIF entry so we can see what the password format
was before import?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pierangelo Masarati [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Mon 8/13/2007 3:22 PM
> To: Rick Tautin
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> > they were all crypted with crypt(3)?
> No straightforward manner. You'll need to crack those passwords
> (usually trivial with crypt(3)).