[Samba] ldap password sync

Beast indorama at rad.net.id
Thu Dec 11 11:54:23 GMT 2003

Thursday, December 11, 2003, 6:28:41 PM, Adam wrote:

>> What is the different between  ldap password sync and unix password
>> sync when I'm using nss_ldap?

> The former connects to LDAP directly and uses the
> password extended operation to change the value of userPassword.

Is it standard mechanish in ldap? is it supported by all ldap server?

FYI, I'm using OL 2.1.22

> The later is a chat/expect mechanism that can drive virtually any
> password change mechanism (usually PAM I suspect).

> The former method is certainly faster and more reliable.

Update ldap password using what? something like ldapmodify? how it can
know which attribute need to be updated?



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