A new version of set_exadata_passwords.sh is available on GitHub. With new options and a bugfix for infiniband switches. Continue reading “New version of set_exadata_passwords.sh”
After the upgrade of a infiniband switch from version 2.1.5-1 to 2.2.6-2 my script set_exadata_passwords.sh was not working anymore. It can’t change the password of the infiniband switches because the command chpasswd threw the following error:
[root@my_ib ~]# echo "root:MY_NEW_PW" |chpasswd -c SHA512 chpasswd: cannot open /etc/passwd
In the blog I’ll explain why it’s not working, how I found the root cause and a workaround.