Joanna Delaporte wrote:
I am migrating an NIS domain to IPA. I have attempted to follow the
instructions
<http://www.freeipa.org/page/NIS_accounts_migration_preserving_Passwords> for
NIS account crypted password migration, but I haven't yet successfully
used password authentication to log in to remote machines.

The instructions expect I would migrate DES-encrypted passwords, but I
have a mixture of md5 and sha512-encrypted passwords. Do I need to
follow a different process, or am I chasing the wrong problem?

This is my first IPA realm.

If you have crypt-compatible passwords ($6$<huge string>) then just pass it in as {crypt}$6$... and it should work fine.

You can ONLY set a pre-hashed password in migration mode AND when adding the user. You can't add the user then set a hashed password.

rob

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