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RFC 3062 on LDAP Password Modify Extended Operation




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        RFC 3062

        Title:	    LDAP Password Modify Extended Operation
        Author(s):  K. Zeilenga
        Status:     Standards Track
	Date:       February 2001
        Mailbox:    Kurt@OpenLDAP.org
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 11807
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-zeilenga-ldap-passwd-exop-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3062.txt


The integration of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
and external authentication services has introduced non-DN
authentication identities and allowed for non-directory storage of
passwords.  As such, mechanisms which update the directory
(e.g., Modify) cannot be used to change a user's password.  This
document describes an LDAP extended operation to allow modification of
user passwords which is not dependent upon the form of the
authentication identity nor the password storage mechanism used.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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