[announce] Passwd H3 (3.1) (final)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Mar 19 13:27:57 UTC 2009

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release 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-RC2) are:
     * Fixed a bug in the procopen driver

The major changes compared to Passwd H3 (3.0) versions 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 (3.0.1)) can be viewed here:


The Passwd H3 (3.1) distribution is available from the following locations:


Patches against version H3 (3.0.1) 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:

     fde35a6c24206feb8a6aa2e466ef808d  passwd-h3-3.1.tar.gz
     9f230ff050f55e3b3adcb524af4434d2  patch-passwd-h3-3.0.1-h3-3.1.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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