Obscuring passwords in IBM Workload Deployer script packages
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A very quick note today to let you know about a cool feature which isn't in the IBM Workload Deployer (IWD) InfoCenter yet. When you're building a virtual system pattern and using script packages to customise an IBM-provided virtual machine image, you may want to let the pattern deployer paramaterise your script package by supplying a password. Obviously when you're asking the user for a password, you want their input obscured and a confirmation input to ensure the password entered is correct, right?
The great news is that IWD supports this right out of the box. When you specify your input variables in the keys section of cbscript.json, any scri
Here's the GUI output for the following snippet of cbsc
As a reminder, if you set scriptvalue, that sets a non-editable value into the associated key. Setting scri