[CentOS-devel] Cloud image default login

Tue Jul 15 14:44:32 UTC 2014
Neil Wilson <neil at brightbox.co.uk>

On 15 Jul 2014, at 15:41, Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:30:38PM +0100, Neil Wilson wrote:
>> Yes that’s what I mean. 
>> i.e. there is no ‘user’ command in the kickstart file. 
> Except that currently, anaconda won't let you lock the root password if you
> don't create a user. (There's a bug report for this somewhere.) In Fedora,
> we're currently working around it by creating the user and the removing in
> %post.

I do the opposite and don’t lock the root user, but lock it in %post

As in:

# Install root password - removed and locked in post.
rootpw --iscrypted $1$2e74e5$wMj25e4rEb4rJxqm7BAnk0



# lock root password
passwd -d root
passwd -l root