Opened 14 years ago

Closed 8 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#1796 closed defect (invalid)

initial entry of Admin password

Reported by: pgrinber Owned by: mabshoff
Priority: minor Milestone: sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix
Component: notebook Keywords:
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Authors: Reviewers: Matthias Koeppe, Frédéric Chapoton
Report Upstream: N/A Work issues:
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the very first time a user runs sage, they are asked for the Admin password. It would be nice is there was a programmatic approach to setting that password from the command line. This would greatly simplify the installation of SAGE from an RPM (or a DEB) package.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by robertwb

I'm not sure an admin password ever needs to even be set now. Having a default admin password is certainly a security risk in some cases.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by gh-Shlokatadistance

  • Report Upstream set to N/A

It would be nice if there was some basic feature , such as the one that allows to access administrator rights. The way the installation from command line works can be not very intuitive for a basic user, so I think if not a default admin password, a better mechanism, atleast through sage application can be considered

comment:3 Changed 8 months ago by mkoeppe

  • Component changed from distribution to notebook
  • Milestone changed from sage-feature to sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix
  • Status changed from new to needs_review

outdated, should close

comment:4 Changed 8 months ago by chapoton

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from needs_review to closed

comment:5 Changed 7 months ago by slelievre

  • Reviewers set to Matthias Koeppe, Frédéric Chapoton
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