000016846 - How to set allow-pre-encoded-passwords in OpenDJ

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Jun 16, 2016Last modified by RSA Customer Support Employee on Apr 21, 2017
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Article Number000016846
Applies ToRSA Access Manager 6.2  (AxM)
OpenDJ
IssueHow to configure OpenDJ for RSA Access Manager
The AXM 6.2 installation has a section called "Install the Data Adapter on OpenDJ".  There is a note that says "The attribute 'allow-pre-encoded-passords' should be set to 'true' in OpenDJ Password Policy".  There are no clear instructions on how to do this.
ResolutionAssuming OpenDJ is installed on Linux, go to the OpenDJ bin directory and run:

./dsconfig --advanced

You will be prompted for the server host name, directory admin port number, Administrator user bind DN, and password.  After providing these you will be presented with a list of options to configure.  Choose Password Policy which is option 27 in OpenDJ 2.5.

Choose option 3 for View and edit an existing Password Policy

Choose option 1 for Default Password Policy

Choose option 4 for allow-pre-encoded-passwords

Choose option 2 for Change it to the value: true

Press ENTER

Enter 'f' to apply the changes, and 'q' to quit.
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