change password for user

Zhang Huangbin zhbmaillistonly at
Mon Mar 9 02:51:09 CET 2009

Michael Ströder wrote:
>> so it would be nice to have
>> the directory server do the hashing instead. I've found the
>> method:
>> 	passwd_s(user, oldpw, newpw, [serverctrls=None, [clientctrls=None]])
>> but are there any way to use that when I don't know the plaintext
>> 'oldpw' ?
> Simply use None for oldpw.

How can i specfy hash mechanism in passwd_s()? like SSHA, MD5.
It seems use default setting of ldap server (password-hash in openldap 

Best regards.

Zhang Huangbin

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