[openstack-dev] [nova] reset key pair during rebuilding
sean at dague.net
Wed Sep 27 09:55:31 UTC 2017
On 09/27/2017 05:15 AM, Marcus Furlong wrote:
> On 27 September 2017 at 09:23, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
>> Operationally, why would I want to inject a new keypair? The scenario I can
>> think of is that there's data in that instance that I want, and I've lost
>> the keypair somehow. Unless that data is on an ephemeral, its gone if we do
>> a rebuild.
> This is quite a common scenario - staff member who started the
> instance leaves, and you want to access data on the instance, or
> maintain/debug the service running on the instance.
> Hitherto, I have used direct db calls to update the key, so it would
> be nice if there was an API call to do so.
But you also triggered a rebuild in the process? Or you tweaked the keys
and did a reboot? This use case came up in the room, but then we started
trying to figure out if the folks that mostly had it would also need it
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