Getting OpenLDAP to auth users against sambaNTPassword

Norbert Klasen norbert+lists.openldap-devel at
Mon Jun 23 20:01:59 GMT 2003

--On Donnerstag, 19. Juni 2003 16:10 +1000 Andrew Bartlett 
<abartlet at> wrote:

> I note with interest that there is a {LANMAN} password type available
> for the userPassword attribute, but this does not quite meet the
> requirements - for one thing it is case *INSENSITIVE*, which makes the
> whole thing much weaker.

Should it be case sensitive? I wrote the code according to RFC2433 which 
says the password should be converted to uppercase.


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