[announce] Passwd H3 (3.1-RC2)

Chuck Hagenbuch chuck at horde.org
Thu Jan 22 16:02:11 UTC 2009

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the second release candidate of  
the Passwd
Horde password changing application version H3 (3.1).

Passwd provides fairly complete support for changing passwords via Poppassd,
LDAP, Unix expect scripts, the Unix smbpasswd command for SMB/CIFS passwords,
Kolab, ADSI, Pine, Serv-U FTP, VMailMgr, vpopmail, and SQL passwords.

The major changes compared to Passwd version H3 (3.1-RC1) are:
     * Don't disclose the old password in LDAP error messages

The major changes compared to Passwd version H3 (3.0) are:
     * Added an HTTP web form driver
     * Added expect support for sudo and for the PECL expect extension
     * Added support for switching passwords from one encryption scheme
       to another
     * Better accessibility
     * Added Turkish translation

The full list of changes (from version H3 (3.1-RC1)) can be viewed here:


The Passwd H3 (3.1-RC2) distribution is available from the following  


Patches against version H3 (3.1-RC1) are available at:


NOTE: Patches do not contain differences between files containing binary data.
These files will need to be updated via the distribution files.

Or, for quicker access, download from your nearest mirror:


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

     801822d09933ae7b3cf4b98eb8c92df6  passwd-h3-3.1-rc2.tar.gz
     5d4f297c0c7e5ef3b0d5795af3d2602d  patch-passwd-h3-3.1-rc1-h3-3.1-rc2.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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