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Re: slapcat/ldapsearch question

daniel rahmeh wrote:
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 4:48 PM, daniel.rahmeh@gmail.com wrote:
>> My userPassword attribute has the following format:
>> userPassword: {CRYPT}$1$$Y2j3VjkaCXmJ.YsPztha89
>> when i try to export it using slapcat or ldapsearch it doesn't remain
>> the same, it becomes something like:
>> userPassword:: e0NSWJBUfSQxJCRVMm8zVnpJYUNVbUolWHNXenRJKTgw
> it's the base64 representation of the hashed password :-(

Yes. More general "::" as separator indicates that the attribute value in this LDIF representation is base64-encoded (see also RFC 2849).

Ciao, Michael.