Commit 758f4d81 authored by Howard Chu's avatar Howard Chu
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parent 79728816
......@@ -137,13 +137,13 @@ provides 31 characters of salt.
Omit the trailing newline; useful to pipe the credentials
into a command.
The practice storing hashed passwords in userPassword violates
The practice of storing hashed passwords in userPassword violates
Standard Track (RFC 4519) schema specifications and may hinder
interoperability. A new attribute type, authPassword, to hold
hashed passwords has been defined (RFC 3112), but is not yet
implemented in
.BR slapd (8).
It should also be noted that the behavior of
.BR crypt (3)
is platform specific.
......@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ is platform specific.
Use of hashed passwords does not protect passwords during
protocol transfer. TLS or other eavesdropping protections
should be in\-place before using LDAP simple bind.
The hashed password values should be protected as if they
were clear text passwords.
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