Commit b613a3d5 authored by Kurt Zeilenga's avatar Kurt Zeilenga
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crypt(3) is not portable...

parent afb520a6
......@@ -102,11 +102,16 @@ interoperability. A new attribute type, authPassword, to hold
hashed passwords has been defined (RFC 3112), but is not yet
implemented in
.BR slapd (8).
.TP
It should also be noted that the behavior of
.BR crypt (3)
is platform specific.
.SH "SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS"
Use of hashed passwords does not protect passwords during
protocol transfer. TLS or other eavesdropping protections
should be inplace before using LDAP simple bind. The
hashed password values should be protected as if they
should be in\-place before using LDAP simple bind.
.TP
The hashed password values should be protected as if they
were clear text passwords.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR ldappasswd (1),
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