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Re: [Fedora-directory-users] Windows Sync



On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 18:14 -0700, Rich Megginson wrote:
> Scott Belnap wrote:
> > I have a fresh AD install and have set up a Windows Sync between FDS and
> > AD am able to populate AD with all my FDS accounts.  My issue is when I
> > first make the initial full synchronization FDS won't populating AD with
> > the passwords.  The only way I can get FDS to populate the password in
> > AD is if I manually change the users' password on FDS.  Can anyone give
> > me some advice on how to get the passwords to sync on the first full
> > sync process.
> >   
> The problem is that the passwords in FDS are hashed, and AD has no way 
> to read those hashes - AD requires the cleartext password in order to 
> hash/encrypt it with its various nefarious schemes.  So even if the 
> passwords were sent over to AD in the initial sync, they would be 
> useless on AD.
> > Mahalo!

So I have to find some way to get the cleartext passwords to populate AD
or have all users reset their passwords.  ...Wow...

Thanks for your help Rich.

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