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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: [changepw] Ready for 0.9.3?
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 16:41:49 GMT
Enrique Rodriguez wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> Enrique,
>> Do you have changepw ready to ship with ApacheDS release 0.9.3?  If 
>> not do you think you can integrate it into the ServerContextFactory 
>> in main sometime next week? I'm thinking I can hit as many bug fixes 
>> as possible while you ready up changepw.  If working inside the 
>> ServerContextFactory is a bit uncomfortable I can try to work out the 
>> integration.  If we can't make it we can just delay changepw until 
>> 0.9.4 rather than delaying this release.
>> WDYT?
> Changepw should be trivial to add.  The API's are identical across the 
> protocol providers, namely JNDI, MINA, and core Configuration, and 
> Change Password shares the same user base DN with Kerberos.  I'll take 
> a look at the integration.  Only thing really to add somewhere is the 
> boolean for starting it or not.

That's cool so we can add it to this release.

> Changepw is stable.  I've tested it quite a bit from Windows 2003 and 
> Linux.  There are two major features missing:
> 1)  DIRCHANGEPW-4 - Only one user base DN is allowed.  I will be 
> addressing that shortly along with the DNS (DIRDNS-24) zone and 
> Kerberos (DIRKERBEROS-31) realm catalogs.
> 2)  DIRCHANGEPW-5 - A user's password can only be changed by that 
> user.  With changepw an admin role should be able to change/set a 
> password for a user, but this requires access control, which only 
> recently became available.

I can lend a hand with these access controls.  You think we can get this 
stuff together sometime next week?


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