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Status Future consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 16, 2021

AIX secldapclntd and LDAP load module should successfully recognize and interpret the FreeIPA time stamp format

FreeIPA LDAP server, also know as Red Hat Identity Management, software stores password change time stamps in this format:

krbLastPwdChange: 20200929123058Z

That appears to be a YYYMMDDhhmmss format.

AIX's secldapclntd LDAP client and LDAP load module only support a format of 'days since epoch' or the Windows AD method of '100-nanosecond intervals since Jan 1, 1601'. We should add support for FreeIPA's method as well."

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2021

    IdM is a powerfull ldap/kerberos server that can be integrated with most of OS, however AIX can't get the information for expired users which allows user to login even with password expired. With the acquitting of RH, this SW will start to be used a lot for integration and would be great to have the feature in place at AIX.