[openstack-dev] Keystone Authorization Failed: Forbidden (HTTP 403)

Jens Rosenboom j.rosenboom at x-ion.de
Wed Apr 27 09:26:58 UTC 2016

2016-04-27 10:30 GMT+02:00 Dhvanan Shah <dhvanan at gmail.com>:
> I am able to log into Horizon and perform all actions without any issue but
> on my terminal, I am not able to do the same. The password that I thought
> was wrong is not the issue as I logged in with the same password.
> My keystone_adminrc file looks like this:
> export OS_USERNAME=admin
> export OS_PASSWORD=****************
> export OS_AUTH_URL=
> export PS1='[\u@\h \W(keystone_admin)]\$ '
> export OS_TENANT_NAME=admin
> export OS_REGION_NAME=RegionOne
> Please suggest what I could do!

Does your password contain special characters that might get mangled
by the shell? You could compare the output of "echo $OS_PASSWORD" to

Otherwise, if the dashboard is working for you, you can go to
Project/Compute/Access&Security/API Access and use the "Download
OpenStack RC File" link there.

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