linuxrc: ssh.password.enc - pop-up interrupts autoinstall
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
The following options pass and set the password in encrypted format:
During an autoinstall after linuxrc was started, a pop-up window opens asking for a temporary password:
Enter your temporary SSH password.
At this point it is required to enter the password before the installation continues.
However the encrypted string was already passed via linuxrc and the autoinstallation shouldn't be interrupted here.
The SLES15 SP2 linuxrc update (linuxrc-184.108.40.206-3.15.1) released May/2021 and the
SLES12 SP5 linuxrc update (linuxrc-220.127.116.11-3.5.6) released in August/2021 include the patch to fix the problem.
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- Document ID:000019956
- Creation Date: 31-Aug-2021
- Modified Date:31-Aug-2021
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