[Samba] Samba 3 ldap password sync

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 4 00:10:43 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 05:32, Graham Leggett wrote:

> There is an extention available for the newer versions of openldap (not 
> sure if it is openldap specific) that will allow openldap to handle the 
> encoding of passwords for you in the various formats - this means that 
> it will "just work" no matter what software changed the password, even 
> if the software had no idea about windows. I haven't used it before 
> though - try and read up on openldap for more details.

In OpenLDAP CVS, there is a contributed password set module called
smbk5pwd.  The purpose of this module is to do exactly this.  

Now, I was meant to be testing it out, and checking it worked - I've not
done that, but if somebody wants to beat me to it, I'll be most pleased

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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