[openstack-dev] [keystoneauth] [osc] [ironic] Usage of none loader in the CLI

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Wed Oct 25 12:07:09 UTC 2017


Thanks for raising this.

On 10/19/2017 01:11 PM, Vladyslav Drok wrote:
> Hi!
> I'd like to discuss the usage of the new noauth plugin to keystoneauth, which 
> was introduced in [1]. The docstring of the loader says it is intended to be 
> used during adapter initialization along with endpoint_override. But what about 
> the CLI usage in the OpenStack client? I was trying to make the none loader work 
> with baremetal plugin, as part of testing [2], and encountered some problems, 
> which are hacked around in [3].
> So, here are some questions:
> 1. Was it intended to be used in CLI at all, or should we still use the 
> token_endpoint?
> 2. If it was intended, should we:
>      2.1. do the hacks as in [3]?

I don't particularly like hardcoding an entrypoint name in the code here, to be 

>      2.2. introduce endpoint as an option for the none loader, making it a bit 
> similar to token_endpoint, with token hardcoded (and also get_endpoint method to 
> the auth plugin I think)?

I think that's the way to go, we should fix the none loader in keystoneauth.

>      2.3. leave it as-is, allowing the usage of none loader only by specifying 
> the parameters in the clouds.yaml, as in [4] for example?

That's not great. We're getting rid of the "ironic" command in favour of 
"openstack baremetal", but inability to properly use a no-auth mode hurts quite 
a few of our use cases (like Bifrost).

> [1] https://review.openstack.org/469863 <https://review.openstack.org/469863>
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/359061
> [3] https://review.openstack.org/512699
> [4] 
> https://github.com/openstack/bifrost/blob/21ca45937a9cb36c6f04073182bf2edea8acbd5d/playbooks/roles/bifrost-keystone-client-config/templates/clouds.yaml.j2#L17-L19
> Thanks,
> Vlad
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