[openstack-dev] [keystone][middleware]: Use encrypted password in the service conf file

Lance Bragstad lbragstad at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 14:16:58 UTC 2017

This sounds like something that was discussed during the PTG. The oslo
team was exploring ways to implement this, which would be consumable to
keystonemiddleware as a library [0].

[0] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/oslo-ptg-queens

On 10/11/2017 07:43 AM, pnkk wrote:
> Hi,
> We have our API server(based on pyramid) integrated with keystone for
> AuthN/AuthZ.
> So our service has a *.conf file which has [keystone_authtoken]
> section that defines all the stuff needed for registering to keystone.
> WSGI pipeline will first get filtered with keystone auth token and
> then get into our application functionality.
> Now as part of hardening, we want to save an encrypted password(admin
> password) in the conf file.
> Where should I put the decryption logic so it gets passed to the
> middleware in the needed format?
> Appreciate your help!
> Thanks,
> Kanthi
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