Category: OpenLDAP

How to enable Hash Passwords in OpenLDAP

By default;  OpenLDAP does not hash the password by itself. If LDAP client sends a plain text value for userPassword in normal add/modify LDAP operation, OpenLDAP stores the userPassword as base64 encoded plain text value. Therefore; this value can be easily base64 decoded and can be retrieved the plain text password. So, LDAP client must hash the password […]

How to Install OpenLDAP server

In this blog post, I would like to share how OpenLDAP can be installed. Step 1. Download latest openldap version from here You can use wget. >wget Step 2. Extract and Run configure >tar -zxvf db-4.8.30.NC.tar.gz > ./configure -enable-ppolicy –with-tls=openssl You can also just run the ./configure command. But in above, It is asked to […]