Commit d81a1ccf authored by Kurt Zeilenga's avatar Kurt Zeilenga
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Initial slappasswd(8) page

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.TH SLAPPASSWD 8C "15 June 2000" "OpenLDAP LDVERSION"
.\" $OpenLDAP$
.\" Copyright 1998-2000 The OpenLDAP Foundation All Rights Reserved.
.\" Copying restrictions apply. See COPYRIGHT/LICENSE.
.SH NAME
slappassword \- OpenLDAP password utility
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B SBINDIR/slappasswd
.B [\-v]
.B [\-s secret]
.B [\-h hash]
.B
.LP
.SH DESCRIPTION
.LP
.B Slappasswd
is used to compute a hashed password suitable for use
as a userPassword value
.BR slapd.conf (5)
.BR rootpw .
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-v
enable verbose mode.
.TP
.BI \-s " secret"
The secret to hash. If not provided, the user will be prompted
for the secret to hash.
.TP
.BI \-h " hash"
The hash algorithm to use. Algorithms supported include
.IR {CRYPT} ,
.IR {MD5} ,
.IR {SMD5} ,
.IR {SSHA} ", and"
.IR {SHA} .
The default is
.IR {SSHA} .
.SH LIMITATIONS
The practice storing hashed passwords in userPassword
violates Standard Track schema and may hinder
interoperability.
.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
were clear text passwords.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR ldapmodify (3),
.BR slapd (8)
.SH ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
.B OpenLDAP
is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project (http://www.openldap.org/).
.B OpenLDAP
is derived from University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.
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