grub2-setpassword (8) - Linux Man Pages

grub2-setpassword: Generate the user.cfg file containing the hashed grub bootloader password.

NAME

grub-setpassword --- Generate the user.cfg file containing the hashed grub bootloader password.

SYNOPSIS

grub-setpassword [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

grub-setpassword outputs the user.cfg file which contains the hashed GRUB bootloader password. This utility only supports configurations where there is a single root user.

The file has the format: GRUB2_PASSWORD=<hashed password>.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Display program usage and exit.
-v, --version
Display the current version.
-o, --output=<DIRECTORY>
Choose the file path to which user.cfg will be written.

SEE ALSO

info grub

info grub2-mkpasswd-pbkdf2