On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 6:35 PM Mason Loring Bliss <ma...@blisses.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2020 at 01:08:43AM +0000, Glen Barber wrote: > > > Note regarding arm SD card images: For convenience for those without > > console access to the system, a freebsd user with a password of > > freebsd is available by default for ssh(1) access. > > Vaguely related... Something I've been wondering recently is whether > there'd be support for the idea of converting /etc/master.passwd, > /etc/passwd, /etc/rc.conf, and /etc/ssh/sshd_config in install media to > symlinks pointing into /tmp/bsdinstall_etc. > > As of today I use mount_unionfs to modify these so I can fire up sshd > inside the installer image live environment, but it does seem like a missed > opportunity to make sshd available usefully out of the box, especially > since the bits are all there already - it's just not possible to make use > of them without some trickery because of the immutable configs. > > -- > Mason Loring Bliss (( If I have not seen as far as others, it is because > ma...@blisses.org )) giants were standing on my shoulders. - Hal > Abelson > My opinion is that , instead of specifying a fixed password in install .iso or .img files , ask these password(s) to installer during install . In that way , live images can be used any time safely because password(s) is(are) unknown beforehand and is(are) only valid upto end of the current session . Mehmet Erol Sanliturk _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-stable To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-stable-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"