[openstack-dev] [nova][cinder][barbican] Why is Cinder creating symmetric keys in Barbican for use with encrypted volumes?

Duncan Thomas duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Thu May 25 10:38:44 UTC 2017

On 25 May 2017 at 11:00, Lee Yarwood <lyarwood at redhat.com> wrote:
> This has also reminded me that the plain (dm-crypt) format really needs
> to be deprecated this cycle. I posted to the dev and ops ML [2] last
> year about this but received no feedback. Assuming there are no last
> minute objections I'm going to move forward with deprecating this format
> in os-brick this cycle.

What is the reasoning for this? There are plenty of people using it, and
you're going to break them going forward if you remove it.

Duncan Thomas

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