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Re: Directory migration

Ian wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Apr 2009 00:04:47 Andrew Findlay wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 03:37:11PM +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
>>> Hmm, which password scheme is used? Are the userPassword values prefixed
>>> with {MD5} or with {CRYPT}? In the latter case libcrypt on both systems
>>> could be incompatible. So this could be another issue. The general
>>> advice is not to use {CRYPT}. Recommended is to use salted SHA-1
>>> (password scheme {SSHA}).
>> You also need to make sure that the new server was built with support
>> for your chosen hash scheme. If using crypt passwords, this means
>> adding the --enable-crypt flag to the initial 'configure' command.
> Maybe that's where the problem lies. From what Michael said in his reply, the 
> passwords are plain MD5 hashes. Perhaps I've build the new one with crypt 
> support and it's trying to use that instead of straight MD5?

The password scheme {MD5} does not need --enable-crypt!

>> As Michael says, it would make sense to use 2.4.16 for your
>> new installation.
> And I shall, but maybe now it's best to get 2.3.x working first, then go to 
> the new version.

You might have to migrate your database. So there's really no reason to
not directly use 2.4.16.

Ciao, Michael.