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LDAPPASSWD

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 20 August 2001
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NAME

ldappasswd - change the password of an LDAP entry 

SYNOPSIS

ldappasswd[-A][-a oldPasswd][-D binddn][-d debuglevel][-H ldapuri][-h ldaphost][-n][-p ldapport][-S][-s newPasswd][-v][-W][-w passwd][-O security-properties][-I][-Q][-U authcid][-x][-X authzid][-Y mech][-Z[Z]][user] 

DESCRIPTION

ldappasswdis a tool to set the password of an LDAP user.ldappasswduses the LDAPv3 Password Modify (RFC 3062) extended operation.

ldappasswdsets the password of associated with the user [or an optionallyspecifieduser].If the newpassword is not specified on the command line and the userdoesn't enable prompting, the server will be asked to generatea password for the user.

ldappasswdis neither designed nor intended to be a replacement forpasswd(1)and should not be installed as such. 

OPTIONS

-A
Prompt for old password.This is used instead of specifying the password on the command line.
-a oldPasswd
Set the old password to oldPasswd.
-x
Use simple authentication instead of SASL.
-D binddn
Use the Distinguished Name binddn to bind to the LDAP directory.
-d debuglevel
Set the LDAP debugging level to debuglevel.ldappasswdmust be compiled with LDAP_DEBUG defined for this option to have any effect.
-H ldapuri
Specify URI(s) referring to the ldap server(s).
-h ldaphost
Specify an alternate host on which the ldap server is running.Deprecated in favor of -H.
-p ldapport
Specify an alternate TCP port where the ldap server is listening.Deprecated in favor of -H.
-n
Do not set password. (Can be useful when used in conjunction with-v or-d)
-S
Prompt for new password.This is used instead of specifying the password on the command line.
-s newPasswd
Set the new password to newPasswd.
-v
Increase the verbosity of output. Can be specified multiple times.
-W
Prompt for bind password.This is used instead of specifying the password on the command line.
-w passwd
Use passwd as the password to bind with.
-O security-properties
Specify SASL security properties.
-I
Enable SASL Interactive mode. Always prompt. Default is to promptonly as needed.
-Q
Enable SASL Quiet mode. Never prompt.
-U authcid
Specify the authentication ID for SASL bind. The form of the IDdepends on the actual SASL mechanism used.
-X authzid
Specify the requested authorization ID for SASL bind.authzidmust be one of the following formats:dn:<distinguishedname>oru:<username>.
-Y mech
Specify the SASL mechanism to be used for authentication. If it's notspecified, the program will choose the best mechanism the server knows.
-Z[Z]
Issue StartTLS (Transport Layer Security) extended operation. If you use-ZZ,the command will require the operation to be successful
 

SEE ALSO

ldap_sasl_bind(3)ldap_extended_operation(3)ldap_start_tls_s(3) 

AUTHOR

The OpenLDAP Project <http://www.openldap.org/> 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project (http://www.openldap.org/).is derived from University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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