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From Jason Russler <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Hash question
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 13:43:36 GMT

>> So if you currently have
>> $1$PzZV2WYK$Asd3JtTFOwR3JnNTPjxDq/
>> in /etc/shadow, you can try
>> {MD5}PzZV2WYK$Asd3JtTFOwR3JnNTPjxDq/
> As your example hash is salted, it should be:

This isn't going to work.  I think Apache DS uses a different sized salt 
for SMD5 than a typical shadow file - either that or a larger resultant 
hash value.  Ah, well, I suppose I can use the "migrate" feature of the 
pam_ldap module.  Too bad, Apache DS appears to be a lot easier to deal 
with (in every other respect) than the other LDAP systems I've dealt 
with.  I've very new to it....

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