Bug 102285 - Anaconda doesn't enable Shadow passwords
Summary: Anaconda doesn't enable Shadow passwords
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2003-08-13 14:08 UTC by Cipriano Groenendal
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-13 16:06:00 UTC
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Description Cipriano Groenendal 2003-08-13 14:08:29 UTC
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Description of problem:
While building my own Redhat install CD, I explicitly removed the authconfig 
rpm in my kickstart config.
After booting the installled machine, I then noticed that shadow passwords were 
not enabled, eventhough I had enabled this from within the kickstart config.
Adding authconfig to the kickstart.cfg and reinstalling fixed this.

-- snap Kickstart config --
rootpw --iscrypted $1$........
authconfig --enablemd5 --enableshadow
timezone --utc Europe/Amsterdam
-- /snap Kickstart config --

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. remove authconfg with a kickstart.cfg
2. install

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-08-13 16:06:00 UTC
Authconfig is required to be installed as we use it in the post-install to set
authentification options.

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