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Re: Password management question

daniel rahmeh writes:
> password-hash	{CRYPT}
> password-crypt-salt-format "$1$somesalt$"
> my question is about the compatibility with applications. today, we
> have some applications that uses openLDAP to create and authenticate
> users. Is there a way to say to openLDAP to hash received userPassword
> before inserting it into his database?

As the slapd.conf manpage says, the above directives tell slapd to hash
the password (and how to do so) if the client changes a password using
the Password Modify extended operation, but not if it uses plain
Add/Modify operations.