interesting it's prompting, which version of linux.
The code is using:
echo $passwd | /usr/bin/passwd -f $account --stdin
sounds this it worked in the vcl code, so should also work at the cmdline.
On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Sunil Venkatesh <suni...@umbc.edu> wrote:
> I wanted to try the ssh method to change the root password, but I stopped
> short since it will ask for old password before changing to a new one.
> However, I planning to create and make use of user accounts instead of
> looking for the root password.
> Thank you for the input.
> On Aug 4, 2011, at 12:27 PM, Aaron Peeler wrote:
>> On #2. The VCL load process is to randomize the root (and
>> administrator for windows) password. It should be in the vcld.log
>> file, but an easier option might be to ssh into the node and set the
>> root password to something you know when using xcat's rcons to look at
>> the console.
>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Sunil Venkatesh <suni...@umbc.edu> wrote:
>>> Hi Josh,
>>> So, I was able to get the VCL to capture & restore the images on to the
>>> Power7 blade without any errors. The VCL web portal shows the Power7 node
>>> being loaded with the captured image. I was looking for some clarification
>>> with a couple of things.
>>> 1. The web portal shows "Selection currently not available" when I intend
>>> to make a reservation on the Power7 blade that I have been working with all
>>> this while.
>>> 2. Once the image is loaded onto the blade, I am able to login from the
>>> management node without a password. However, when I am using rcons to login
>>> as root on the Power7 blade, it does not accept the root password I had
>>> used during the OS installation. Does the root password get reset to a
>>> default one? I was checking vcl/lib/VCL/Module/OS/Linux.pm if that is the
>>> Thanks & Regards,
>>> On Jul 7, 2011, at 2:03 PM, Josh Thompson wrote:
>>>> This and your next question are both deeper into the backend code that I've
>>>> worked with. Andy or Aaron may be able to answer your questions further.
>> Aaron Peeler
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>> Virtual Computing Lab
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