I was recently asked a question about the conditions under which I would choose SOAP vs REST for writing a Web Service. I was thoroughly intrigued by the question, because I was curious in which way the discussion would go, as that would tell me a lot about the other developer.
I needed a way to verify that the OpenLDAP server had the correct hash recorded. That is, a SSHA Hash Generator that I could run off the command line was in order. After fiddling through it, I thought it would be worth documenting in a blog post.