Changing LDAP User’s Password Web-Based / 389-ds / Redhat-ds / Fedora-DS / LDAP


This article will show you how to change password of LDAP Users.

In This Article, I have demonstrated that How to change your Password for those users which are in 389-ds or Redhat-ds.

This is very simple you just need to change few parameters and You will able to change password of Ldap users from 389-ds.

Note :- If you have not Customized LDAP Attributes or Access Rights for Changing Password then it will work, I have Successfully tested the same on RHEL / CentOS 5.x / CentOS 6.x / RHEL 6.x and 389-ds.

Perform Following steps for the same.

Step 1:- Make Sure your LDAP Configured and You have correct Suffix ( i.e dc=tejasbarot,dc=com )

Step 2 :- Make Sure php-ldap Package is installed.

[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# yum install php-ldap

Step 3 :- Download the Following PHP Script, Thanks to the Original Script I have Modified Suffix for Understanding Purpose.

[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# wget -c

Steps 4:- Now Rename the Script from ldap_pass_change.phps to ldap_pass_change.php

Step 5 :- Now Modify the Suffix in .php file, Open PHP File and Modify 3rd Line which Contains $dn

Change $dn 
$dn = "dc=tejasbarot,dc=com"
$dn = "dc=your,dc=suffix"
Save and Exit from File

Step 6:- Put this Script to your WebRoot Directory (i.e. /var/www/html/ )

Step 7:- Make Sure That PHP Script is executable by your Webserver through URL (i.e. or http://localhost/ldap_pass_change.php or )

You will able to see Following Screen :-

LDAP Change Password
LDAP Change Password


Step 6:- Now Put Values Like Below Screen Shot :-


Fill the Text Boxes
Fill the Text Boxes


Step 7 :- Once Password get changed, You will get a Notifications like below :-


Successful Password Change
Successful Password Change


Thanks to Original Script :-

Hope this will helps you all, If you face any issue regarding the same or its not working for your some how then please raise your questions / issues then comment down below.

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