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Re: userPassword

Thank you, you were to the point.

Best regards.

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 7:15 PM, Bjørn Ruberg <bjorn@ruberg.no> wrote:
> John Nietzsche wrote:
>> Dear gentleman,
>> i have installed and configured a fully environment containg debian,
>> openldap, cyrus-sasl and bdb. I am facing a curious problem in my
>> environment:
>> With a ldif file i had inserted a set of user (replacing nis with
>> openldap). When i perform a ldapsearch on the tree whe field
>> userPassword is not shown (or it was not added when importing with
>> ldapadd).
>> Did anybody already face such scenario? I am losing my hairs ....
> Chances are that a rather standard ACL blocks anyone from reading the
> userPassword attribute. Try doing an ldapsearch while authenticated as your
> admin user instead.
> Also, the command "slapcat" (run as root or as the openldap user account)
> will give you a complete dump of the database, with no access lists
> filtering out certain information.
> Please take the time to read the slapd.conf configuration file, pretty much
> is documented there (including the ACLs).
> --
> Bjørn