Magic required for subtree password policy?
>From: email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org] on behalf of Rich Megginson [email@example.com]
>Sent: 13 October 2010 15:57
>To: General discussion list for the 389 Directory server project.
>Subject: Re: [389-users] Magic required for subtree password policy?
>Gerrard Geldenhuis wrote:
> The admin guide says that one should use ns-newpwpolicy.pl script to set subtree password policies on the command line. Can we also set this using ldifs or is there some magic that this script perform >that can't be achieved by using ldifs?
>Depends on what you mean by magic. If you're starting from scratch, a
>clean tree, you should be able to do everything by ldif files +
>ldapmodify. If you want to add to or modify an existing subtree
>password policy, that may be difficult to do with just ldif files - you
>may have to search first, then alter your ldif based on the search results.
Thanks, the question was related to starting from scratch.
>The ns-newpwpolicy.pl script essentially just generates ldif and passes
>that to ldapmodify.
I did read that documentation, but I was unclear wether the documentation wanted you to only use the command or whether modifying using ldifs were permitted. I guess that specifying the command prevents unnecessary support calls or emails on the list because of faulty configuration.
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