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Re: How To set things up to allow users to change their passwords

At Sun, 6 Dec 2009 02:13:28 +0100 Serge Fonville <serge.fonville@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Robert Heller <heller@deepsoft.com> wrote:
> > 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).
> Have you tried ldappasswd?

ldappasswd's man pages say:

       ldappasswd  is  neither  designed nor intended to be a replacement for
       passwd(1) and should not be installed as such.

Are the man pages wrong?

> Or alternatively passwd -r ldap?

The version of passwd available under CentOS 5 (0.73) does not have a -r

> Regards,
> Serge Fonville

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