change passwd on openldap via exop?

Michael Ströder michael at
Fri Oct 31 16:15:14 CET 2003

paul wrote:
>> I'm not sure what exactly you're planning to do. But usually it's 
>> quite trivial to set (client-side hashed) passwords by modifying 
>> 'userPassword'.
> Well, thats what I'm doing for  sambaNTpassword and friends, but for 
> 'userPassword' I dont know the scheme set in slapd.conf (password-hash),

You don't have to. Use any of the accepted schemes. {SSHA} is recommended.

web2ldap contains GNU-licensed code for generating client-side hashed 
userPassword values (pylib/ldaputil/

Ciao, Michael.

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