Password change and LDAP

Pierre Filippone pierre.filippone at
Wed Apr 7 08:54:45 GMT 2004

>> Hi,
>> we use LDAP as passdb backend in the classic way: PDC using the LDAP 
>> master,  BDC using the LDAP slave.
>> We now face the problem, that after a password change the user gets an 
>> "invalid credentials" message which is caused
>> by the replication delay. I think this is a known issue. 
>> I've read in the archive, that it might be possible to insert a small 
>> password change to avoid this error message. I know this should not be 
>> final solution, but has anybody already implemented this ?
>Have you looked at 'ldap replicaiton sleep' 3.0.2a

Thanks. It works. What I did not know until yesterday, is that I have to 
LDAP master and slave to make it work. Sometimes it helps to read the man 
pages. :-)

Pierre Filippone

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