Chapter 19. Managing User Authentication
19.1. Setting User Passwords
userPasswordattribute and if it has not been inactivated. Because user passwords are stored in the directory, the user passwords can be set or reset with any LDAP operation, like
Directory Manager(root DN) to set a password, password policies are bypassed and not verified. Do not use these accounts for regular user password management. Use them only to perform password administration tasks that require bypassing the password policies.