1. D

    How to generate and programmatically set encrypted user passwords

    I know that it is possible to set user passwords programmatically using echo 'mypassword' | pw usermod myuser -h0. However, this exposes the plaintext password (e.g. in ps and when the command is included in a shell script under version control). The alternative is to generate an encrypted...
  2. astperl

    Typing password echoing in chrooted environment

    I created chroot directory for SSH access. But after login, everything that requires password input (including mysql login) always echoing the password characters I typed. This is not a problem in host, only in chrooted environment. Please help how to turn off echo of the password.
  3. A

    Solved How FreeBSD Forums prevented me from KMS

    3.15 inch OneHalf and the tale of long-tailed !ant¡-Virus distribution Many years ago, after I got bitten by OneHalf, I've developed some kind of backup procedure. It wasn't perfect at the time, but it was working and got better over several years. I don't consume antivirus, and I disable...
  4. W

    Solved Dovecot password missmatch after lastest update 01/2020

    After enable all log and debug, have found where the problem occour on auth-worker which is getting plain password and not hashing it: ... SHA512-CRYPT(plainpasswordhere) != 'HASH value from mysql' Then occours password missmatch error. Someone have same issue? PS.: Happen on last update of...
  5. D

    copying users and groups to new machine

    I building a new BSD Server. my old Server has 50 users that I want to copy. There are three files you need to copy from the old to the new server. /etc/passwd /etc/group /etc/master.passwd copy to the new server than run on the new server pwd_mkdb -p /etc/master.passwd does it keep the User...
  6. multix

    user password not recognized anymore

    Hi - I have a very strange issue. On my lpatop, I cannot "login" anymore using my standard user and the password as authentication, I believe it is related to the upgrade from 11 to 12.0-RELEASE-p3, but I am unsure. I did not notice immediately since, using a laptop, I have fingerprint...
  7. Keve

    Solved Script (pw) to change a user account password

    Recently I decided to extend the functionality of my home server, so I could change my FreeBSD password through the web interface I put together. A little research led me to the manual page of pw, and I found exactly what I needed. pw usermod -n johnsmith -h fd However, I have trouble...
  8. NapoleonWils0n

    change geli password for encrypted zfs root partition

    Heres how to change the geli password for encrypted zfs root partition find the root partition ls /dev/ | grep eli because i have an encrypted root and swap partition this returns 2 partitions ada0p4.eli and ada0p5.eli so we need to check /etc/fstab to see which partition is the swap and...
  9. daBee

    Password in Script

    Hi folks. I'm in a situation where I want to use rsync to back up the whole system to a LAN mounted volume. This requires a password for the remote workstation it's mounted on. Is there a way to provide a password without hard coding it in a bash script on the FreeBSD box? I'm hoping there's...
  10. vince66

    Solved Set/Reset MySQL Password after the installation.

    How to set MySQL Password after MySQL server after the installation ? I've just read the threads in forums ... but typing: mysql -u root -p I receive the message of Access denied. Wait for kindly tips. Thanks in advance
  11. sHagen

    uefi + geli + zfs: password twice?

    Hello, I have exactly the same problem, which is also described in this thread. However, the solution does not work for me. Before the beastie menu, the boot loader asks for the password. No matter what I enter there, the boot process continues. Later, when the root system is to be mounted...
  12. driesm

    Setting password to protect beastie boot menu

    Whenever I try to set a password in loader.conf in terms of password="test" my system does not autoboot nor does it show the beastie boot menu. From the manual pages: password Protect boot menu with a password without interrupting autoboot process. The password should be in clear text format...
  13. L

    Solved geli passphrase asked twice: on boot and afterwards

    Hi, Previously, I only had these two lines in /etc/rc.conf: geli_devices="ada2p1" geli_ada2p1_flags=" -k /root/geli.key" But due to other options, I want the passphrase to be asked during the initial phase of the boot process. So, what I did according to what I've read was to add these lines...
  14. K

    Installs but isn't a terminal

    I've installed FreeBSD-10.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso about 15 times now. The checksum on the iso is good. The first time was encouraging until it quit letting me in. On the third day (that would be six or seven restarts after halt -p shut downs. It quit being a terminal. Upon startup the...
  15. theHAL9000

    Solved X Win login repeats over and over

    So - I fallen in love with FreeBSD. Linux was fun but its like having 100 cooks making a stew. The beef, fish and goat together? Too many cooks. And I like software that actually compiles on my machine. I can't tell you how insane it makes me to try to compile from source on a Linux...