Opened 3 years ago

#5109 new enhancement

kea-admin should prompt for password or use db pass files

Reported by: jsumners Owned by:
Priority: medium Milestone: Kea1.x
Component: scripts Version: git
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Description

The kea-admin tool should prompt for a database password when the -p parameter is not provided. As the tool currently works, it promotes leaving passwords in shell history files.

If possible, it would be even better if the tool supported database pass files:

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/libpq-pgpass.html
http://datacharmer.blogspot.com/2011/03/hidden-options-file-trick.html (mysql)

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