"Fossies" - the Fresh Open Source Software Archive

Member "ldap-account-manager-7.0/docs/manual/apb.html" (21 Dec 2019, 2716 Bytes) of package /linux/privat/ldap-account-manager-7.0.tar.bz2:

Caution: In this restricted "Fossies" environment the current HTML page may not be correctly presentated and may have some non-functional links. You can here alternatively try to browse the pure source code or just view or download the uninterpreted raw source code. If the rendering is insufficient you may try to find and view the page on the ldap-account-manager-7.0.tar.bz2 project site itself.

Appendix B. Security

LAM configuration passwords

LAM supports a two level authorization system for its configuration. Therefore, there are two types of configuration passwords:

  • master configuration password: needed to change general settings, create/delete server profiles and self service profiles

  • server profile password: used to change the settings of a server profile (e.g. LDAP server and account types to manage)

The master configuration password can be used to reset a server profile password. Each server profile has its own profile password.

Both password types are stored as hash values in the configuration files for enhanced security.