The ifconfig and netstat utilities has been marked as deprecated in the man pages for CentOS 5 and 6 for nearly a decade.  Redhat made the decision to no longer install the net-utils package by default in CentOS 7. The …

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This time I want to explain firewalld for those that are new to CentOS 7 and like me are only used to iptables. This first blogpost is just a rewrite of the manual page for firewalld. This post is the …

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If you need to generate a SHA512 encrypted password for kickstart or perhaps for bootstrapping you servers with automation tools like ansible you can do this easily with python. python -c ‘import crypt,getpass; print(crypt.crypt(getpass.getpass(), crypt.mksalt(crypt.METHOD_SHA512)))’ If you have python below …

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