Katello 3.13 root_pass Global Parameter not being used during provisioning

When provisioning a discovered host the global root_pass is not setting the root password under the operating sys.
Expected outcome:
The hostgroup is meant to use the root pass set under global param.
Foreman and Proxy versions:
Foreman and Proxy plugin versions:
Distribution and version:
3.13.2 and 1.23.1
Other relevant data:

irb(main):002:0> Setting[:root_pass]
=> “”