Password Sync from Microsoft Active Directory to RHDS using password sync fails with error: invalid password syntax

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • When syncing passwords from Microsoft Active Directory  to RHDS using password sync , the following error is thrown:
[12/May/2011:12:35:10 -0400] conn=89446 op=3 MOD cn="uid=tuser1,ou=User Accounts,dc=example,dc=com", invalid password syntax


  • Red Hat Directory Server 8.2
  • redhat-ds-8.2.0-2.el5dsrv.x86_64
  • redhat-ds-base-8.2.2-1.el5dsrv.x86_64

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content