Puppet Function: str2saltedsha512

Defined in:
modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/str2saltedsha512.rb
Function type:
Ruby 3.x API

Overview

str2saltedsha512()Any

This converts a string to a salted-SHA512 password hash (which is used for OS X versions >= 10.7). Given any simple string, you will get a hex version of a salted-SHA512 password hash that can be inserted into your Puppet manifests as a valid password attribute.

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/str2saltedsha512.rb', line 6

newfunction(:str2saltedsha512, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  This converts a string to a salted-SHA512 password hash (which is used for
  OS X versions >= 10.7). Given any simple string, you will get a hex version
  of a salted-SHA512 password hash that can be inserted into your Puppet
  manifests as a valid password attribute.
  DOC
           ) do |arguments|
  require 'digest/sha2'

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "str2saltedsha512(): Wrong number of arguments passed (#{arguments.size} but we require 1)") if arguments.size != 1

  password = arguments[0]

  unless password.is_a?(String)
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, "str2saltedsha512(): Requires a String argument, you passed: #{password.class}")
  end

  seedint    = rand(2**31 - 1)
  seedstring = Array(seedint).pack('L')
  saltedpass = Digest::SHA512.digest(seedstring + password)
  (seedstring + saltedpass).unpack('H*')[0]
end