PATCHES: Password sync as active directory domain controller

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Mon Jul 11 20:38:19 UTC 2016

Am 08.07.2016 um 22:00 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> On Tue, 2016-06-28 at 21:16 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
>>> Thanks.  I realise this is highly inconvenient to ask now as you
>>> probably have this already deployed somewhere, but I think the
>>> encrypted plaintext blob needs a checksum against the other
>>> password. 
>> Yes, customers are already using it.
>> But we may be able to make a compatible change and create a
>> checksum (sha512 ?) over the Primary:Kerberos-Newer-Keys
>> and use a Primary:SambaGPG_HEXSTRINGOFCHECKSUM as key to
>> store the GPG value.
>> But still fallback if only Primary:SambaGPG is available.
> I just realised, this objection is silly.  We are storing the plaintext
> password, we can do the check, if required, on read :-).  It would be
> great if we double check it against unicodePwd (because that is the
> easiest to check in python), but please consider my objection on this
> point withdrawn.

Ok, I'll add this verification on read.

> Yeah, I get that.  I'm keen on this extra feature because it avoids the
> GPG complexity, but it is just an extra feature request.

Feel free to implement it on top.


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