[openstack-dev] [tempest][infra][congress] subprocess launched in tempest test lacks file permission

Eric K ekcs.openstack at gmail.com
Fri Jul 28 17:15:43 UTC 2017

Thanks for the suggestion, Jeremy.

I¹ll look into that. Two key pieces will be needed:
1. Know ahead of time what user tempest tests would be run from (should be
determined by job setup?)
2. Have a way to specify in job/devstack to start congress using that user.

On 7/28/17, 6:30 AM, "Jeremy Stanley" <fungi at yuggoth.org> wrote:

>On 2017-07-27 20:37:49 -0700 (-0700), Eric K wrote:
>> A tempest test [1] launches additional instances of Congress using
>> subprocess.popen and tests the coordination between them and the
>> instance launched by devstack. The problem is, the new instances are
>> launched from the tempest test user rather than the user of the original
>> congress instance devstack created. As a result, the new instances fail
>> for being unable to access the encryption keys created by the original
>> congress instance (600 permission).[2]
>> Any suggestions for how to workaround this problem? Is it possible to
>> somehow configure the gate job to run tempest tests as SU or as the
>> stackuser that launches the original congress instance?
>Could you flip this around and create the original instances with
>the tempest user? That seems less likely to violate base assumptions
>about the test environment.
>Jeremy Stanley
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