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From Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Studio] ModifyPasword operation support
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:02:55 GMT

On 05/03/2020 07:48, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
> On 3/4/20 10:48 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny wrote:
>> we can't send a PasswordModify extended operation in Studio, and that is
>> a bit of a bother for servers that deal with support such operations.
>> The only way to get a password injected is to first hash it on the
>> client side, then send a Modify operation. This is unefficient,
>> especially if the server uses a specific Hash function that is not common.
>>
>>
>> What would it take to add such a feature in Studio (more from the
>> functional PoV, because technically this is pretty trivial). Typically,
>> shouldd we have a popup where we ask which user we have to change the
>> password for, or is t better to right click on a user and hhave a meny
>> entry 'Password modification' ?
> A menu entry (maybe within an "Extended Operations" sub-menu) in the
> context makes most sense to me.


Yes, sounds legit. It might also be worthful to have a popup where you 
can pick the user then modify its password.

Implementation wise, the tricky part is to check that the server 
supports the extended operation (I think most of them do).



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