On to, 13 huhti 2017, Richard Neuboeck wrote:
I'm hoping someone can help me find the password history entries for
a particular user.
The policy is set up to store 10 passwords. Changing the password
confirmS that the history works properly.
From what I've found online I was lead to believe that the history
entries are stored in krbPwdHistory and that I should be able to
access those entries as 'Directory Manager' without restrictions.
However this attribute doesn't show up. Searching the database I
found the appropriate entry in the policy (krbPwdHistoryLength) for
how many passwords are stored but not the password history attribute
I've been searching the database for a specific user like this:
ldapsearch -x -D 'cn=Directory Manager' -W -b
and also searched the whole domain (default base):
ldapsearch -x -D 'cn=Directory Manager' -W
I've also compared the output of the whole domain prior and post to
changing a users password. The attributes that changed did not
include an obvious history element (unless there is some kind of
Some more details about the setup:
ipa-server-4.4.0-14.el7.centos.6.x86_64, obviously running on CentOS 7.
I would highly appreciate any pointers as to where I could find the
history of password hashes!
Password history is stored in passwordHistory attribute. This attribute
is not returned by default, one have to specify it explicitly.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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