smbpasswd in an LDAP directory

David Krovich krovich at
Tue Jul 3 23:02:37 GMT 2001

	I'm trying to get more experience with perl & LDAP, so I went
ahead and ported these scripts to Net::LDAP.  I'll post them to

On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Gerald Carter wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, andrew morgan wrote:
> > I'd recommend basing your perl scripts on Net::LDAP instead of
> > Mozilla::LDAP.  Net::LDAP is actively maintained and does not depend
> > on any third party libraries (you do not need to install the iPlanet
> > libraries).  Actually, I use Net::LDAPS (SSL support), but it is the
> > same as Net::LDAP.
> >
> > I've worked with both modules.  I started with Mozilla::LDAP, but I
> > ran into a bug in Mozilla::LDAP (it always tries to do LDAP replaces,
> > even when you specifically asked for an add).  So I decided to try out
> > Net::LDAP.  I haven't looked back.
> >
> > I could probably help translate your scripts, if you are interested.
> Andrew,
> That would be great.  Like I said, the scripts are really just
> "proof of concept".  I wanted to stick them in CVS in hopes
> that someone like yourself would make them more production ready.
> If you want to convert to the Net::LDAP module, feel free.  I'll
> check the new code into CVS.  I would like to keep the PerLDAP
> scripts just as an example.
> Thanks.
> cheers, jerry
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