anaconda / initial-setup / gnome-initial-setup: can we do this better?

Martin Sivak msivak at
Wed May 22 09:18:32 UTC 2013

Hi Adam,

Firstboot stays available in RHEL for this reason (legacy plugins). Fedora modules will probably have to be updated. At least that was the plan. It is very easy to write a new module with the new API. Ping vpodzime, he has a development guide.

Martin Sivák
msivak at
Red Hat Czech

----- Original Message -----
> On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 14:25 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > So I'm writing a blog post on this topic ATM, and that really kinda
> > brought home how messy this design is at present.
> One thing that doesn't seem to have been covered in the discussion —
> what about third-party firstboot modules?
> For an install on a corporate machine we have a firstboot module which
> asks for the Active Directory credentials, joins the Samba domain,
> obtains SSL certificates for VPN and WPA2-enterprise wifi and provisions
> those in NetworkManager, adds a local user with the appropriate
> username, provisions accounts in Evolution-EWS and pidgin-sipe, etc.
> With firstboot gone, what form should our plugin take?
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