Here's what I had to do:

http://www.freeipa.org/page/PasswordSynchronization


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:35 AM, KodaK <sako...@gmail.com> wrote:

> As far as I can tell, password policy is enforced on the client side, not
> the directory side.
>
> I set up a self-service password reset utility which enforces its own
> rules and bypasses the IPA password policies.
>
> I used this one:
>
> http://ltb-project.org <http://ltb-project.org/wiki/>
>
> I created a user that had the ability to create passwords, but IIRC there
> was some setting I had to change so that the passwords created didn't
> require a change.
>
> I'm pretty sure someone in this list told me how, so I'll search and see
> if I can find it.
>
> --Jason
>
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 8:58 AM, Innes, Duncan <
> duncan.in...@virginmoney.com> wrote:
>
>> Sorry,
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Martin Kosek [mailto:mko...@redhat.com]
>> > Sent: 26 September 2013 14:29
>> > To: Innes, Duncan
>> > Cc: freeipa-users@redhat.com
>> > Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] Force IPA to accept password?
>> >
>> > On 09/26/2013 01:05 PM, Innes, Duncan wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > Can I force IPA to accept a new password that I have chosen?
>> >
>> > What password do you have in mind? A password of an IPA user?
>> >
>>
>> Yes - for my authentication when SSHing onto a Linux box.
>>
>> > >
>> > > Today I've had to change my password in 2x AD domains and
>> > > other places according to policy.  I've done this.
>> > >
>> > > But coming to IPA, I find that I've chosen a "BAD
>> > > PASSWORD".  Without getting into the merits of the AD password
>> > > policy and the security of the password I've chosen, can I
>> > > force IPA to accept my new password at all?
>> >
>> > Well, without getting into security of the approach, you
>> > could change the global password policy or group password
>> > policy so that the new password is
>> > accepted:
>> >
>> > $ ipa pwpolicy-mod --minlength=5
>> >
>> > or
>> >
>> > $ ipa pwpolicy-add usergroup --minlength=5
>> >
>> > ... to "fix" whatever failing password policy attribute.
>> >
>>
>> The error comes from a dictionary check I think.  AD does as well as far
>> as I know, but would appear to have a smaller dictionary or looser
>> rules.
>>
>> Kind of what I expected/feared though.  I don't want to change the IPA
>> policy at all, just override it's objection.  For now, I went the long
>> route and changed my IPA password first, then changed the other
>> passwords
>> To match what IPA was happy with.
>>
>> > HTH,
>> > Martin
>> >
>>
>> Cheers & thanks for your help
>>
>> Duncan
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