Reset the System Platform (cdom) Password

This is a great bit of work from a good friend and colleague of mine on how to reset the System Platform (cdom admin password) there is an issue with it in releases prior to 6.0.3.3.3 but the fix didn’t work on this occasion so we reset the password manually.
[root@company-dom0-2 ~]# grep ^rootdn /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
rootdn          “cn=Manager,dc=vsp”
 

[root@company-dom0-2 ~]# ldapsearch -D “cn=Manager, dc=vsp” -w root01 -b “uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp”
# extended LDIF
#
# LDAPv3
# base <uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp> with scope subtree
# filter: (objectclass=*)
# requesting: ALL
#
# admin, People, vsp
dn: uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp
uid: admin
cn: admin
objectClass: account
objectClass: posixAccount
objectClass: top
loginShell: /bin/bash
uidNumber: 501
gidNumber: 555
homeDirectory: /home/admin
userPassword:: e1NTSEF9YXIxRit4QnBaaGRYWmVRU1NOM0xmYTRobUdKS1xxx2c=
# search result
search: 2
result: 0 Success
# numResponses: 2
# numEntries: 1
[root@company-dom0-22 ~]# ldappasswd -D “cn=Manager, dc=vsp” -w root01 -S “uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp”
New password:
Re-enter new password:
[root@company-dom0-2 ~]# ldapsearch -D “cn=Manager, dc=vsp” -w root01 -b “uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp”
# extended LDIF
#
# LDAPv3
# base <uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp> with scope subtree
# filter: (objectclass=*)
# requesting: ALL
#
# admin, People, vsp
dn: uid=admin,ou=People,dc=vsp
uid: admin
cn: admin
objectClass: account
objectClass: posixAccount
objectClass: top
loginShell: /bin/bash
uidNumber: 501
gidNumber: 555
homeDirectory: /home/admin
userPassword:: e1NTSEF9bUFjUk8wUTBEWjZvL1JGbDd2cU1UdkY2SENTxxxtQWc=
# search result
search: 2
result: 0 Success
# numResponses: 2
# numEntries: 1
[root@company-dom0-2 ~]# ssh
admin@cdom.vsp
Password:
Last login: Mon Dec  2 10:52:46 GMT 2013 from 127.0.0.1 on ssh
Last failed login: Thu Feb 27 16:38:36 GMT 2014 from 192.1.1.1 on ssh:notty
There were 23 failed login attempts since the last successful login.
[admin@company-dom0-2 ~]$ exit
logout

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