Net::LDAP::Extension::SetPassword - LDAPv3 Modify Password extension
$ldap = Net::LDAP->new( "ldap.mydomain.eg" );
password => 'oldPassword');
$mesg = $ldap->set_password( oldpasswd => 'oldPassword' );
die "error: ", $mesg->code(), ": ", $mesg->error() if ($mesg->code());
print "changed your password to", $mesg->gen_password() , "\n";
"Net::LDAP::Extension::SetPassword" implements the "Modify Password"
extended LDAPv3 operation as described in RFC 3062.
It implements no object by itself but extends the Net::LDAP object by
set_password ( OPTIONS )
Set the password for a user.
OPTIONS is a list of key/value pairs. The following keys are
If present, this option contains the octet string
representation of the user associated with the request.
Depending on how users are identified in the directory this
string may or may not be a DN according to RFC 2253.
If this option is not present, the request acts up upon the
password of the user currently associated with the LDAP
This option, if present, must contain the current password of
the user for whom this operation is performed.
It depends on the server's implementation in which cirumstances
this option is allowed to be missing.
If present, this option contains the desired password for the
user for whom the operation is performed.
Depending on the server's implementation this option may be
required by the LDAP server.
gen_password ( )
Return the password generated in the previous "set_password()"
This method is a method of the Net::LDAP::Message response object
returned in reply to "set_password()" in case the "set_password()"
By this method the caller can query for the value of the password
in case he did not call "set_password()" with the "newpasswd"
Graham Barr <gbarrATpobox.com>, documentation by Peter Marschall
Please report any bugs, or post any suggestions, to the perl-ldap
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Copyright (c) 2002-2004 Graham Barr. All rights reserved. This program
is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
same terms as Perl itself.
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