FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Redhat > Fedora Directory

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
Old 09-03-2008, 07:13 AM
Ross Johnson
 
Default User password change which syntax checking

I have FDS 1.1.1 running with password policy and syntax checking
working for user passwords via the console, but I haven't been able to
get ldappasswd (from mozldap-tools package) to pay attention to those
password constraints that I know work via the console. That is,
ldappasswd succeeds even when given passwords that fail in the console.
Is this what I should expect to see?


AFAICS from looking at source code, manual pages etc, ldappasswd passes
the plaintext password to the server to be encrypted and if that's the
case then I'm assuming that password checks should be working. I
understand that password checks can't be done if the userPassword
attribute is modified directly, e.g. by ldapmodify.


I get the feeling I'm missing something very basic, so any clarification
would be greatly appreciated.


--
Ross Johnson
Unix Specialist, IT Infrastructure
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia
Ph: +61 2 6270 3483
Fax: +61 2 6270 3413

Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error, please notify immediately by telephone and delete all copies of this transmission, together with any attachments.

--
Fedora-directory-users mailing list
Fedora-directory-users@redhat.com
https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-directory-users
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 02:31 AM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org