[Openstack-operators] Keyring support

Mac Innes, Kiall kiall at hp.com
Mon Jul 8 14:49:02 UTC 2013

It's my understanding that the keyring is used to store/cache the 
Keystone token, rather than the username/password.

This means the 2nd+ `nova` command doesn't need to make an API call to 
keystone to convert the user+pass into a token.


On 08/07/13 15:44, Tim Bell wrote:
> I see with Grizzly that keyring support is now included. I have not been
> able to find any documentation on how to use it in
> http://docs.openstack.org/cli/quick-start/content/authenticate.html
> Ideally, I would like to be able to the following using CLI access only
> and a secure home directory.
> -Run nova list for the 1^st time and be prompted for my OpenStack password
> -Run nova list again and not be prompted since the password would come
> from the keyring
> Can anyone show how this can be done ?
> Tim

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