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Intelligent Password Changes with Puppet

Intelligent Password Changes with Puppet

I need to change the root password on all my hosts but I have a small problem: some hosts have older md5 hashed passwords and the newer ones use the more secure SHA-512 hash. If I did not care about the different hashes and wanted to have SHA-512 across the board I would do a very simple manifest entry to make this happen: Problem is I want to replace the old md5 hashes with new md5 hashes and the old…

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