( 2.16.840.1.1137220.127.116.11 NAME 'passwordStorageScheme' DESC 'Sun ONE defined password policy attribute type' SYNTAX 18.104.22.168.4.1.1422.214.171.124.15 X-DS-USE 'internal' X-ORIGIN 'Sun ONE Directory Server' )
Specifies the algorithm used to hash Directory Server passwords. The default password storage scheme is the Salted Secure Hash Algorithm (SSHA).
The following hash types are supported:
SSHA (Salted Secure Hash Algorithm) is the recommended method as it is the most secure.
SHA (Secure Hash Algorithm) a version in use before SSHA.
CRYPT is the UNIX crypt algorithm. It is provided for compatibility with UNIX passwords.
If this attribute is set to CLEAR, passwords are not encrypted and appear in plain text.
You can extend how password attributes are stored by writing your own password storage scheme plug-in.
Directory String, multi-valued.
Attribute specific to this Directory Server instance and version of the schema.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
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