Kickstart create users and add to groups

I’m doing a CentOS 8 automated install. I’ve previously had no problem creating a single user and adding it to a group like so: user –name=othername –password=big_long_hash –iscrypted –groups=myname –homedir=/var/ftp –shell=/sbin/nologin Despite documentation saying the group has to exist already, I’ve never had any issues. Now I want to add multiple users to this group,…

PXE kickstart install of CentOS 8 wants files that don’t exist on DVD

I’m trying to use the CentOS-8-x86_64-1905-dvd1.iso as the http source for my PXE/kickstart install. I’m struggling to understand why the installer is looking of squashfs.img and a directory named LiveOS, neither of which exist in the above iso image. Should I be using the CentOS-8-x86_64-1905-boot.iso instead? I followed https://docs.centos.org/en-US/8-docs/advanced-install/assembly_preparing-for-a-network-install but there was no mention made…

DNS-Settings of IONOS-Domain to use Plesk as master DNS

i’m trying to set up the DNS-configuration of my Domain example.com (1&1 IONOS) to use Plesks integrated DNS Server as master. DNS-Configuration of Domain: Nameservers: ns1.example.com ns1019.ui-dns.org (IONOS) DNS-Record: A @ 100.100.100.100 NS * ns1.example.com NS * ns2.example.com A ns1 100.100.100.100 A ns2 100.100.100.100 A www 100.100.100.100 example.com and Plesk per example.com:8443 are rechable. but…

SSMS Designer Removing Square Brackets

I am designing a view that accesses tables in a linked server. Every time I paste this query into the SQL pane, Intellisense removes the square brackets, and then complains that there’s more than 3 prefixes. I’ve tried turning Intellisense off, but it keeps happening: SELECT Loc.Address1, Loc.Address2, Loc.Address3, BP.BusinessPartnerName FROM [REPORTING.SOMESERVER.CA].Toast.dbo.BusinessPartnerLocations AS Loc LEFT…