[Samba] userPassword in a LDAP database of a Samba3 domain

Gordon Messmer yinyang at eburg.com
Sat Jan 28 01:00:24 GMT 2006

fabricio bianco abreu wrote:
> Now I am trying to use the same ldap server to support authentication to
> unix/linux services. 
> Users that have userPassword attribute in the MD5 form can be authentication by
> unix/linux services. The other users cannot.
> My question is: Is there a way to populate userPassword attribute in the MD5
> format so that users are not required to have their password changed? I believe
> a good opportunity to do so occurs whenever a user logs to the domain.

Well, you can't convert a crypt hash to an MD5 hash, so probalby not. 
Where did the value of that attribute come from, to begin with?

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