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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LDAP-Browser: userPassword disappear bug or not?
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2009 00:15:07 GMT
Dio Rodriguez wrote:
> Hello,
>
>             Working within the LDAP Browser
> (http://directory.apache.org/studio/ldap-browser-plugin.html),
>
> is it expected behavior that the userPassword attribute disappear from
> the entry editor after
>
> changing the currently logged in user's password?
>   
Yes. It's a protection against people looking over your shoulder.
> This behavior would force the currently logged in user to
> re-authenticate in order to change 
>
> his/her password again.
>   
Yes, this is intended.
>  
>
> 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)
>   
Not sure I understand what you mean here ... Can you give a more precise 
scenario ?

Thanks !

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cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com
directory.apache.org



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