RT::Authen::ExternAuth for authentication. I’m changing people’s
passwords as part of this. I’ve set up a test system, but I’ve
noticed something kind of odd in its behavior. It seems like people
can authenticate with either their old password or their new. That
is, it seems like both the Users table and the LDAP directory are
being consulted. If the user’s password is correct in either one of
them, the user gets in; but the user has to enter the wrong password
according to both before authentication fails. Have I missed
something? What can I do to make sure that only the LDAP directory
This is (as far as I understand) done by intend. E.g. your “root” user
for RT is likely not in LDAP, so you need to have a local password for
it, otherwise you cannot log into the web interface.
Simply drop all (user) passwords from the user table, and only LDAP will
work (well, until a user sets manually a password in RT again).
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