[Openstack-operators] FW: problem starting proxy-server: Entry point 'auth' not found in egg 'swift'

Timur Irmatov irmatov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 12:10:54 UTC 2011

Hi, Tom!

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 2:12 PM, tom quigley <tg.quigley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> LookupError: Entry point 'auth' not found in egg 'swift' (dir:
>> /usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7; protocols: paste.filter_factory,
>> paste.filter_app_factory; entry_points: )
> If you look at /usr/share/pyshared, you should see
> swift-1.3.0.egg-info/entry_points.txt
> cat tis file to see the egg entry points. I suspect you will not see
> an 'auth' entry but instead an 'swauth' entry.
> If so, you will need to change your proxy-server.conf file to :
> [filter:swauth]
> use = egg:swift#swauth
> default_swift_cluster = local#
> # Highly recommended to change this key to something else
> super_admin_key = swauthkey

Yes, I figured that out from carefully (re-)reading Administrators manual:

> The OpenStack Object Storage system is designed to be used by many different storage
> consumers or customers. Each user must identify themselves using an authentication
> system, and a development authorization system (devauth) is provided for OpenStack
> Object Storage as well as a Swift authorization system (swauth).

Thanks for answering!

Timur Irmatov, xmpp:irmatov at jabber.ru

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