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Re: Reset LDAP Password for root

----- "Uli Kleemann" <uli.kleemann@guug.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> Installing openldap I made the mistake to follow an old HOWTO and put
> the root passwort in slapd.conf encrypted as recommend in that HOWTO.
> So far so good. According to murphyÅ law I didn`t note the plain
> password so that I know have to reset it. As I couldn`t find a usefull
> description to do that yet, I would like to ask you for help.

If you're not using back-config (i.e. no -F at startup), simply replace in slapd.conf the hashed value of rootpw with a new value (either hashed or not).


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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