If i run debconf set selections after the package was installed, it works, however, i need to reconfigure the package. There is a rarelyused command named debconf, documented in debconf1 debconf provides a consistent interface for configuring packages, allowing you to choose from several user interface frontends. I am using debconf set selections to set options before installing mysql, phpmyadmin, etc. Trying to set debconfsetselections to preseed percona mysql. These two resources preseed the installation of the mysql server5. But the debian project likes the name so much that it uses it give or take a capital c for the system used to configure debian packages. Trying to set debconfsetselections to preseed percona. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. However, i keep getting prompted for a password at some stage after the main installation. To save you reading the specification which is in debian policy if youre interested, debconf is a backend database, with a frontend that talks to it and presents an interface to the user. If you have used the debconf set selections command that i mentioned in a previous article there will likely be more questions that come up over time such as how to view variables that have been set for specific packages or how to flush the debconf database.
The password has to be set twice because the installation dialog asks two times for the password to detect typos. Introduction this is a guide to using debconf with your packages, aimed at a debian developer. Nov 03, 2012 flush debconf database on ubuntu linux question defense. It is normally only set if a user already seen a question. Installing mysql with debconf learn how to install mysql 5. Install mariadb 10 on ubuntu without prompt and no root password.
Creating a lamp linux, apache, mysql, php environment with vagrant 29062016 vagrant in this example, were going to create a fully functional lamp environment with vagrant. Apr 30, 2015 installing mysql with debconf learn how to install mysql 5. Im trying to install mysql on ubuntu natty without the password prompt. Each line of input should consist of four spaceseparated fields, those being the package name, key, type and value. Typically, frontends only display questions to users if they have the seen flag set to false. It accepts either a file with linebyline commands presumably created with debconf get selections myconf. Mysql a quick guide to using the mysql apt repository. Nov 05, 2012 mysql server debconf variables question defense. Here are some ideas to ensure quick and easy recovery from bugs in debian. This will show the use of debconf set selections and debconf get selections to configure mysql setting that might normally be prompted for during installation. This will show the use of debconfsetselections and debconfgetselections to configure mysql setting that might normally be prompted for during installation. To dump the debconf database of the debianinstaller, from varloginstallercdebconf, use the installer parameter. Does debconfsetselections automatically deletes values.
If you dont set it up, mysqls root user is created without a password. How to preconfigure package using debconfsetselections. Bruce byfield debconf is best known as an annual gathering of debian developers. Is there any way to install mariadbserver and autoset the password for the database. The following sections describe pluggable authentication methods available in mysql and the plugins that implement these methods. How do i write a script to install mysql server on ubuntu. Noninteractive, unattended install of mysql 8 on debian ubuntu. Found 35 matching packages exact hits package debconf. While fai and similar systems are helpful in an enterprise environment, and he should know about them, theyre unfortunately not a panacea. Could someone explain me please the proper way to do this. Creating a lamp linux, apache, mysql, php environment with. Install mysql server on ubuntu noninteractive installation. Creating a lamp linux, apache, mysql, php environment.
How to find out the variable names for debconf set selections. Each question will be marked as seen to prevent debconf from asking the question interactively. I need to install mariadb server in ubuntu without password prompt. You can also fire it up via sudo debconf set selections and deliver commands using ctrld to quit, or you can pipe commands in via echo. I tried the bash below, where the first line below should automatically set. Is there any way to install mariadbserver and auto set the password for the database. Preloading debconf values for easy installation its all. The 1st argument is the root url of the debian archive. Automatically set a root password for mysql during installation. That is, write a script that can provide the password. I found out we can login in the mysql without username and password. The purpose of this article is to list the variables that are available to set when installing mysqlserver on ubuntu linux.
Packages use debconf to ask questions when they are installed. Solved script install slapd with admin ldap password. The purpose of this article is to list the variables that are available to set when installing mysql server on ubuntu linux. If i run debconfsetselections after the package was installed, it works, however, i need to reconfigure the package. Debconf is a configuration management system for debian packages. You have searched for packages that names contain debconf in all suites, all sections, and all architectures. Most of the information out there is for debian developers wanting to add support for debconf in their maintainer scripts. This is a quick guide to using the mysql apt repository, which provides deb packages for installing and managing the mysql server, client, and other components on the current debian and ubuntu releases. Lets say i want to install mysql from a script without being asked any configuration questions like what root password i want to set by apt. During the packages installation, you get a prompt asking for the root password. Jan 19, 2009 debconf set selections should always be there. Install mariadb 10 on ubuntu without prompt and no root. I cant get the script to set a password for mysql using debconf set selections with output from an.
Does debconfsetselections automatically deletes values from. For instance, what if he is working on remote machines, perhaps hosted, rented servers, colocated servers without a trusted or dedicated network, or a cloud environment like ec2. To get debconf get selections on your masterinstall you will need the debconf utils package at least on ubuntu hardy and up and debian etch. Just as the conference is central to the social aspects of debian. Pretty much the same as this question but i dont want to have a root password this is just a dev machine. The required values should be piped into the debconf set selections command. We can take this a step forward and also set a root password for mysql to use. Sometimes you want the user to see a question again in these cases you can set the seen flag to false to force the frontend to redisplay it. I have a vagrantfile that uses a bash script to set up a vm. Bash sed to read auth into debconfsetselections for. I am setting up a bash script to automate the building of a lamp environment. This manual assumes that you are familiar with debconf as a user, and are familiar with the basics of debian package construction. Mysql noninteractive, unattended install of mysql 8 on.
For general discussion of the authentication process, see section 6. However it got stuck at setting up of root password which has been working for setting up mysql from the local ubuntu repo. The selection of a package in aptitude not only pulls in packages which are. Flush debconf database on ubuntu linux question defense. Well cover install mysql noninteractively no prompts, useful for scripting installs. For this purpose, i execute the following commands, but it doesnt gave me any progress. Trying to set debconf set selections to preseed percona mysql password preseednofiletemplatesupport. Trying to set debconfsetselections to preseed percona mysql password preseednofiletemplatesupport.1058 1114 1199 384 326 1059 1178 329 106 1051 269 329 1145 351 1571 409 1412 1234 1445 455 1314 285 324 1225 1384 1047 27 92 92 797 699 570 391 577 703 580 480