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Re: How To set things up to allow users to change their passwords
On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 12:09 -0500, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Sat, 05 Dec 2009 09:12:46 +0100 "Dieter Kluenter" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Robert Heller <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I have Openldap set up on a CentOS 5 system (using the stock 2.3.43
> > > RPMS) and I want to allow users to change their passwords, but I am
> > > confused by the documentation (it has both too much and not enough
> > > information -- there don't appear to be simple HowTos for common setups).
> > http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/slapdconfig.html
> > see section 6.3
> OK, I have set this up, and with some poking around I have gained a
> better unterstanding of what is going on. I have another question:
> In the sample config it has an access control list that looks like:
> access to attrs=userPassword
> by self write
> by anonymous auth
> by dn.base="cn=Admin,dc=example,dc=com" write
> by * none
> Where does the password for "cn=Admin,dc=example,dc=com" exist? Is this
> something a add to slapd.config or insert into the database or ???
Admin password can be mentioned at rootpw in slapd.conf.
> > > I am not sure what to put in /etc/openldap/slapd.conf (I think I need an
> > > ACL). I expect I need something in /etc/openldap/ldap.conf (or
> > > prossibly /etc/ldap.conf) to allow the authorization. This is on a LAN
> > > with diskless clients, behind a firewall, so I *probably* don't need to
> > > set up SSL and certs (but I am unsure of this as well).
> > Get your system running first, than you may decide to install
> > transport layer security.
> > -Dieter