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Posted: 6 Aug 2004

Applies to: SUSE Linux, SUSE Linux Openexchange Server, SUSE Linux Desktop, SUSE Linux Standard Server

If you have configured your system as an LDAP client and discover, to your horror, that the users' passwords are stored in plain text on the LDAP server, don't panic. There's just a missing entry in /etc/openldap/ldap.conf on the client system.

To fix it, just append the following line to ldap.conf

pam_password     crypt

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