[Techtalk] ldap problems

Maria McKinley maria at shadlen.org
Tue Aug 21 19:39:57 UTC 2007

Maria McKinley wrote:
> Hello,
> Any ldap experts out there? I have finally managed to move my ldap
> database to a new machine (using slapcat and slapadd), and to get ldap
> working on the new machine. However, it seems that passwords were not
> transferred over. How do I get the passwords from the old server to
> the new server? Curiously, shadowLastChange field also was not
> transferred, but all other fields are present. Does this mean there
> was something wrong with my ldif file? The fields seem to show up ok
> in the ldif file.
> thanks,
> maria

I figured it out. The stuff was there, but I had not changed all of my 
access stuff in slapd.conf, so it wasn't showing up. Kind of weird it 
doesn't say something like, sorry you don't have access, just comes up 
blank like it isn't there.


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