Tag: linux

VMware - Dive into OVF properties

March 6, 2017
In order to fully configure a virtual machine after a clone of OVF deployment, it may be useful to use settings from virtualization layer in the guest OS: for example to run Guest OS customization as already discussed in this blog. Today, we will focus on OVF properties. Presentation of OVF properties Representation of OVF properties Create new properties Edit VM properties values Get OVF properties from the guestOS VMware tools ISO image Properties usage...
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Password factory

January 3, 2017
A quick tip to easily generate random password from a bash command line. Add the following lines to your bashrc file: alias genalphanumpasswd='tr -cd '\''[:alnum:]'\'' < /dev/urandom | fold -w30 | head -n1' alias genpasswd='tr -cd '\''[:graph:]'\'' < /dev/urandom | fold -w30 | head -n1' Save and source it: . ~/.bashrc Then you can use it: $ genalphanumpasswd i?`c8.f{Ba^NXwu^9)VD~dao*?S*Bi $ genalphanumpasswd 75kDvC3fwJAMPPv2CVdEDwNzvHFAZU The first alias, based on [:graph:], produces passwords made of all printable ascii...
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