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NAME ^

Net::LDAP::Control::PasswordPolicy - LDAPv3 Password Policy control object

SYNOPSIS ^

 use Net::LDAP;
 use Net::LDAP::Control::PasswordPolicy;
 use Net::LDAP::Constant qw( LDAP_CONTROL_PASSWORDPOLICY );

 $ldap = Net::LDAP->new( "ldap.example.com" );

 $pp = Net::LDAP::Control::PasswordPolicy->new;

 $mesg = $ldap->bind( "cn=Bob Smith,dc=example,dc=com",
                      password => "secret",
                      control => [ $pp ] );

 # Get password policy reponse
 my($resp)  = $mesg->control( LDAP_CONTROL_PASSWORDPOLICY );

 if (defined($resp)) {
   my $v = $resp->pp_error;
   print "Password policy error $v\n" if defined $v;
   $v = $resp->time_before_expiration;
   print "Password expires in $v second(s)\n" if defined $v;
 }

DESCRIPTION ^

Net::LDAP::Control::PasswordPolicy provides an interface for the creation and manipulation of objects that represent PasswordPolicyRequests and PasswordPolicyResponses as described by draft-behera-password-policy-09.

This control can be passed to most operations, including the bind.

CONSTRUCTOR ARGUMENTS ^

There are no constructor arguments other than those provided by Net::LDAP::Control.

METHODS ^

time_before_expiration

If defined, this is an integer value holding the time left in seconds before the account's password will expire.

grace_authentications_remaining

If defined, this is an integer value holding the number of authentication requests allowed before the account is locked.

pp_error

If defined, this contains a more detailed error code for the account. See Net::LDAP::Constant for definitions of each. Values can include:

LDAP_PP_PASSWORD_EXPIRED
LDAP_PP_ACCOUNT_LOCKED
LDAP_PP_CHANGE_AFTER_RESET
LDAP_PP_PASSWORD_MOD_NOT_ALLOWED
LDAP_PP_MUST_SUPPLY_OLD_PASSWORD
LDAP_PP_INSUFFICIENT_PASSWORD_QUALITY
LDAP_PP_PASSWORD_TOO_SHORT
LDAP_PP_PASSWORD_TOO_YOUNG
LDAP_PP_PASSWORD_IN_HISTORY

SEE ALSO ^

Net::LDAP, Net::LDAP::Control, Net::LDAP::Constant, draft-behera-ldap-password-policy-09.txt

AUTHOR ^

Chris Ridd <chris.ridd@isode.com>

Please report any bugs, or post any suggestions, to the perl-ldap mailing list <perl-ldap@perl.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2008 Chris Ridd. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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