Posts Tagged: puppet

Create Password Hashes From the Command Line

I wanted to generate a password hash for use in the /etc/shadow file. My local Linux Mint (Ubuntu) Desktop already has mkpasswd available, your distribution may vary.

This prompts for the password and will generate the hash.    

MySQL dummy placeholder RPM package for MariaDB

On CentOS 7 MariaDB has (quite rightfully IMHO) replaced MySQL in the repositories however this has caused me a few problems. Since MySQL was so widely used there are other things that have MySQL as a requirement/dependency. Mainly my problem was some puppet modules that wanted the mysql-server package installed before they would proceed with… Read more »