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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: Question about changing admin password
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2005 19:19:11 GMT
John Gordon wrote:

> I am new to LDAP and am attempting to change the admin password away 
> from it's default of secret.  I tried ldappasswd but was 
> unsuccessful.  The server gave me a stack trace saying it has not been 
> implemented yet.  How should I go about changing it?  I appreciate any 
> help on the subject or a link in the right direction to read a helpful 
> manual.

Technically all you have to do is an LDAP Modify operation on the 
uid=admin,ou=system entry as admin.  You can do this with the 
commandline LDAP tools that come with OpenLDAP or our own LDAP clients.  
You can also do this using an LDAP browser like JXPlorer. 

Hope this helps,

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