/usr/bin/toolbox should be added to /etc/shells #1523
What hardware/cloud provider/hypervisor is being used to run CoreOS? Any
I should be able to change the core user shell with
I get the error
You can set the shell by manually editing /etc/passwd but that's not ideal because it's harder to script or include in ignition.
Please add /usr/bin/toolbox to /etc/shells
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I don't think such an odd/complicated script like toolbox should be allowed by unprivileged chsh and in /etc/shells by default. Instead of chsh privilaged usermod should work though:
But there is still the issue of /etc/shells, there is a PAM check for that too. This has come up before and I thought we had removed
My original problem was I wanted to do this in ignition with the core user but according to the spec it only works with new users. I imagine it works with cloud-config but haven't tested it.
Running a command interactively is obviously less than ideal when the cluster provisions itself fully otherwise. Although after using it on a few systems as the default shell I'm not sure I like not having a way to escape the toolbox and get back to a bash prompt on the host.
I'm still undecided if I like it, but I do think it should be an option. Whether that's via /etc/shells or PAM doesn't matter to me.