Bug 35498 - Skip root password in USS
Skip root password in USS
Product: UCS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UCS Installer
UCS 4.0
Other Linux
: P5 normal (vote)
: UCS 4.0
Assigned To: Installer maintainers
Drees Dormann
: interim-1
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Blocks: 35657
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Reported: 2014-07-28 15:52 CEST by Philipp Hahn
Modified: 2014-11-26 06:54 CET (History)
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Description Philipp Hahn univentionstaff 2014-07-28 15:52:19 CEST
Has already been chosen in d-i and stored in /var/lib/univention-ldap/root-secret
Comment 1 Sönke Schwardt-Krummrich univentionstaff 2014-07-31 12:07:24 CEST
USS should hide this widget if directly started from d-i. But on next reboot (e.g. USS has been stopped via Strg-Q) it should be shown again.
Comment 2 Sönke Schwardt-Krummrich univentionstaff 2014-07-31 12:09:57 CEST
If started via d-i, USS should not ask for 
- the root password during DC master installation ("domain and host config")
- the local root password during DC backup/slave/memberserver installation
Comment 3 Philipp Hahn univentionstaff 2014-08-22 15:05:25 CEST
For easier remote access it would be useful to have a way to set the password for the __systemsetup__ user to some explicit value instead of getting a random 30 character password:

diff --git a/branches/ucs-4.0/ucs-4.0-0/base/univention-system-setup/usr/share/univention-system-setup/startxwithfirefox b/branches/ucs-4.0/ucs-4.0-0/base/univention-system-setup/usr/share/univention-system-setup/startxwithfirefox
index 2f65c55..7f2f558 100755
--- a/branches/ucs-4.0/ucs-4.0-0/base/univention-system-setup/usr/share/univention-system-setup/startxwithfirefox
+++ b/branches/ucs-4.0/ucs-4.0-0/base/univention-system-setup/usr/share/univention-system-setup/startxwithfirefox
@@ -44,7 +44,12 @@ then # call self in xinit as nobody, then start gdm
        # set random password for system setup user
-       USSPASSWD="$(tr -c -d '[:alnum:]' < /dev/urandom | head -c 30)"
+       if [ -s /var/lib/univention-ldap/root.secret ]
+       then
+               USSPASSWD="$(</var/lib/univention-ldap/root.secret)"
+       else
+               USSPASSWD="$(tr -c -d '[:alnum:]' < /dev/urandom | head -c 30)"
+       fi
        echo "__systemsetup__:$USSPASSWD" | chpasswd
Comment 4 Stefan Gohmann univentionstaff 2014-08-26 17:59:52 CEST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 35685 ***
Comment 5 Drees Dormann univentionstaff 2014-08-28 13:43:39 CEST
Comment 6 Stefan Gohmann univentionstaff 2014-11-26 06:54:05 CET
UCS 4.0-0 has been released:

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