Generate your Kickstart password for RedHat 7 and CentOS 7

When creating automated Kickstart files to install RedHat 7 or CentOS7 you need to use a different hashing algorithm for the password.  If you have a Linux server with Python here is what you can do to generate that password.


python -c ‘import crypt,getpass; print(crypt.crypt(getpass.getpass(), crypt.mksalt(crypt.METHOD_SHA512)))'


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