[Openstack-operators] [openstack-operators] [nova] cloud.cfg not applied

m foster mfosterm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 18:00:56 UTC 2017

The only thing I can think of is that the default user should just be
"default", not qualified with "name". Perhaps that is clobbering your next
entry or just creating a syntax error.

On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Carlos Konstanski <
ckonstanski at pippiandcarlos.com> wrote:

> I cannot get a simple cloud.cfg to be applied to a newly created
> instance. This is the cloud.cfg: (sensitive info removed)
> users:
>   - name: default
>   - name: ckonstanski
>     groups: sudo
>     shell: /bin/bash
>     sudo: ['ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL']
>     passwd: <my password hash taken from /etc/shadow>
>     lock_passwd: False
>     ssh-authorized-keys:
>       - ssh-rsa <my ssh pubkey taken from ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub>
> I'm not usually in the habit of setting passwords, but I had hoped that
> perhaps it only the SSH pubkey part that wasn't working. Turns out none
> of it works, the user isn't created at all.
> I tried with a variety of OS images: gentoo, ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu 16.04,
> centos 7. I downloaded official cloud images for all of these.
> If I shell onto the instances and run:
> curl
> the cloud.cfg is returned.
> I built this openstack according to the official newton install guide.
> Looking for ways to troubleshoot this. What is the mechanism that gets
> the cloud.cfg applied? Any info would be helpful, even a link.
> Sincerely,
> Carlos Konstanski
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