You could also use the console (export $DISPLAY etc.)
'... Graphical console for all facets of user, group, and server management ...'
It's been a while since I've looked at it, but, you may want to investigate the
Directory Server Gateway DSGW
Lastly, does anyone have an interesting application that allows users to request
a new password via a Web interface and a subsequent Email ?
--------> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 16:53:21 -0700> From: rmeggins(a)redhat.com> To:
fedora-directory-users(a)redhat.com> Subject: Re: [Fedora-directory-users] Allow root to
change user's passwords> > Orion Poplawski wrote:> > I'm used to being
able to change user's passwords as root using the > > "passwd" command
on my main server (this was with NIS and the master > > shadow file kept on the
server). Now with FDS, I get:> >> > # passwd orion> > Changing password
for user orion.> > Enter login(LDAP) password:> >> > and I must enter
the password for the user "orion". This gets tricky > > when the user has
forgotten their password.> >> > Is there a way to avoid this first check and
allow root to force a > > change of the password?> I don't think so.
"root" usually does not exist in LDAP, only in > /etc/passwd, so
"root" is not really an LDAP user. I suppose you could > use ldappasswd and
bind as "cn=directory manager" instead if you know > the user is an LDAP