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Disable BIOS Password

Looking to utilize MaaS to provision bare metal machines -

During the "commissioning" step, the application requires a passwordless BIOS to configure the box for PXE-boot process.

Request:  Manual intervention would like to be avoided, as this delays builds and humans are inefficient.  The ask would be to turn off or disable the BIOS password as part of the provisioning process witihin IMS for a bare metal machine.  This would also be requested for OS reloads.

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  • Dec 6 2017
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    Thom Baker commented
    January 30, 2018 20:04

    We will not expose the BIOS passwords.

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