Password Policy Applied to a Subtree is Not Being Enforced on Linux Clients

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Issue

  • A configured local password policy applied to a subtree is not being enforced on Linux clients, potentially causing issues with user logins and password change operations.
  • My local password policy is not applied after a while. If looking it up via ldapsearch no policy is returned, although I can view the policy in the GUI.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Directory Server 8.2

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