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From Stefan Seelmann <>
Subject Re: LDAP-Browser: userPassword disappear bug or not?
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2009 00:12:28 GMT
Hi Dio,

Dio Rodriguez wrote:
> Hello,
>             Working within the LDAP Browser
> (,
> is it expected behavior that the userPassword attribute disappear from
> the entry editor after
> changing the currently logged in user's password?

The userPassword attribute disappears because your LDAP server doesn't
return it. So what LDAP server are you using? Check if it is expected
behaviour of your LDAP server. Also its access control settings.

> This behavior would force the currently logged in user to
> re-authenticate in order to change 
> his/her password again.

Makes sense.

> Similarly, if the currently logged in user has insufficient privileges
> to change a different user's password,
> the userPassword attribute for that other user also disappears
> (effectively removing the capability)

As before, it depends on your LDAP server and its access control.

Kind Regards,

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