1.4.4 Current User password change and fog database problem



  • Server
    • FOG Version: 1.4.4
    • OS: ubuntu 16.04.2 server
    Client
    • Service Version:
    • OS: windows 10 education
    Description

    Brand new server install and fog install. The fog installer changes the password for the current user to something unknown to me. What is going on here ?
    Then when I recovery change my password back it break the fog database some how.



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  • Moderator

    @labanh Ah, quick answer (not meant to to be mean). DO NOT use the linux user fog for system administration. The linux user fog is a user account the FOG process uses. Please use a different user account for system administration. The linux user account like fogadm might be a better choice for system administration.

    I can tell you the fog installer script takes over the linux user fog when it install the fog program code. The password is recorded in the /opt/fog/.fogsettings file.


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