[389-users] 389-DSGW and userPassword / sambaNTPassword / sambaLMPassword synchronization

Rob Crittenden rcritten at redhat.com
Wed Jul 6 13:37:14 UTC 2011

Juan Carlos Camargo Carrillo wrote:
> Can IPA use  389ds as a replication partner? The idea is to have IPA as
> a source directory with all of its growing benefits (kerberos, pass
> sync, windows sync with selected attributes) while keeping faithful to
> 389ds, simply because that's the solution we're all here for.

I'm not sure I understand the statement "keeping faithful."

This isn't something the IPA developers have tried. You can manually set 
up replication agreement between the two, using SSL would be the 
easiest. You'd probably want it to be a read-only replica.

> El mar, 05-07-2011 a las 08:43 -0600, Rich Megginson escribió:
>> On 07/05/2011 07:02 AM, Alexandr Popov wrote:
>>> Hello!
>>> I've got a directory server and DSGW running.
>>> Mail server, openvpn server and samba share use ldap authentication
>>> against this directory server. Users change their passwords in DSGW.
>>> The mailserver and openvpn use SSHA hash in "userpassword" field, but
>>> samba uses NT hash and LM hash in "sambantpassword" and
>>> "sambalmpassword" fields accordingly.
>>> How can I make "userpassword" , "sambantpassword" and
>>> "sambalmpassword" fields change synchronously when users change their
>>> passwords in DSGW?
>>> As I can understand, there is no already written 389-DS-plugin for
>>> synchronizing these fields.
>>> Moreover, it seems to me that such issues as mine are often solved on
>>> the ldap clients:
>>> http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/I3m7YImbRJ3Dj9WoXlCz
>>> Am I right?
>>> So should I change domodify.c
>>> <http://git.fedorahosted.org/git?p=389/dsgw.git;a=blob;f=domodify.c;h=5a3719276e3283e80415a884998e5281e066a8c1;hb=refs/tags/389-dsgw-1.1.7>
>>> which is responsible for password change in DSGW? Does it seem to be
>>> useful for Community?
>>> Looking forward to your prompt repy.
>> Patches welcome.
>> Or you could use IPA instead - IPA provides a plugin that keeps all of
>> your passwords in sync - userPassword, and Samba and Kerberos passwords.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Alex Popov.
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