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Bug 160008 - Need support for MD5 password hashing
Summary: Need support for MD5 password hashing
Alias: None
Product: 389
Classification: Retired
Component: Server - Plugins
Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rich Megginson
QA Contact: Chandrasekar Kannan
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-09 23:34 UTC by Rich Megginson
Modified: 2015-01-04 23:18 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2011-06-06 17:49:33 UTC

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Description Rich Megginson 2005-06-09 23:34:44 UTC
MD5 is used in many applications for password hashing.  It can help in migrating
other data stores to Fedora DS if FDS supports this.

Comment 1 Rich Megginson 2005-06-14 15:46:30 UTC
Coding done by David Irving <>, Fred Brittain, and Aaron Gagnon
Reviewed by Rich Megginson - minor changes to md5_pwd.c
Tested on RHEL3 with FDS post-7.1
Does not include the OpenLDAP migration script - that will be handled separately
/cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/admin/src/create_instance.c,v  <--  create_instance.c
new revision: 1.19; previous revision: 1.18
Checking in ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/Makefile;
/cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/Makefile,v  <-- 
Makefilenew revision: 1.7; previous revision: 1.6
RCS file: /cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/md5_pwd.c,v
Checking in ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/md5_pwd.c;
/cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/md5_pwd.c,v  <--  md5_pwd.c
initial revision: 1.1
Checking in ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/pwd_init.c;
/cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/pwd_init.c,v  <--  pwd_init.c
new revision: 1.6; previous revision: 1.5
Checking in ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/pwdstorage.h;
/cvs/dirsec/ldapserver/ldap/servers/plugins/pwdstorage/pwdstorage.h,v  <-- 
new revision: 1.6; previous revision: 1.5

Comment 3 Jenny Galipeau 2011-06-06 17:49:33 UTC
MD5 password storage support was added in DS 8.2 - there are automated tests for this feature

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