I need to be able to reset a LDAP user's password if they forget it with the user
root. But when I try the "passwd" command as root for a LDAP user, I get the
Changing password for user tuser.
Password reset by root is not supported.
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error.
I am using sssd as the LDAP authentication mechanism tool, to be specific. Does anyone
have a solution to dealing with this issue of resetting a LDAP user's password if they
From: <Chaudhari>, "Rohit K. Chaudhari"
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 3:29 PM
To: "General discussion list for the 389 Directory server project."
Subject: using passwd with 389
I want to be able to use the Unix "passwd" command to reset a LDAP user's
password from the command line. However, I keep getting an authentication token
manipulation error whenever I try to reset the password using that command. What do I
need to do in the 389 DS or on Unix in order to get this command to work?