[openstack-dev] Move keypair management out of Nova and into Keystone?
nachi at ntti3.com
Tue Jul 2 00:33:19 UTC 2013
Thanks for sharing Keystone's v3 credential api.
( I didn't know this..)
Neutron VPN can use this api ! :)
2013/7/1 Jamie Lennox <jlennox at redhat.com>:
> On Mon, 2013-07-01 at 14:09 -0700, Nachi Ueno wrote:
>> Hi folks
>> I'm interested in it too.
>> I'm working on VPN support for Neutron.
>> Public key authentication is one of feature milestone in the IPsec
>> But I believe key-pair management api and the implementation will be
>> quite similar in Key for IPsec and Nova.
>> so I'm +1 for moving key management for Keystone.
> I don't know how nova's keypair management works but i assume we are
> talking about keys for ssh-ing into new virtual machines rather than
> keys for authentication against nova.
> Keystone's v3 api has credentials storage (see
> https://github.com/openstack/identity-api/blob/master/openstack-identity-api/src/markdown/identity-api-v3.md ), is this sufficient on behalf of keystone? There is some support in the current master of keystoneclient for working with these credentials.
> Otherwise would the upcoming barbican be a more appropriate place?
> If i've got this wrong and we are using these keys to actually
> authenticate against nova then if someone can point me to the code i'll
> see how hard it is to transfer to keystone.
>> 2013/7/1 Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>:
>> > Russell Bryant wrote:
>> >> On 07/01/2013 01:10 PM, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> >>> On 07/01/2013 12:23 PM, Mauro S M Rodrigues wrote:
>> >>>> +1.. make sense to me, I always thought that was weird hehe
>> >>>> Say the word and we will remove it from v3.
>> >>> Well, it's not weird, per-se... I mean I understand why it is the way it
>> >>> is. Nova, of course, preceded Keystone.
>> >>> But, it sounds like this would be something to put on the Icehouse
>> >>> horizon? Can the Nova and Keystone PTLs comment if there is interest in
>> >>> this?
>> >> There is interest from me. Dolph?
>> > Dolph is not around this week, so the answer may take a while :)
>> > --
>> > Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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