[Openstack] OS API server password generation

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Thu Mar 3 00:52:09 UTC 2011

On Mar 2, 2011, at 4:11 PM, Dan Prince wrote:

> We created a blueprint on adding support for password generation when creating servers. This is needed for Openstack API/Cloud Servers API v1.0 parity.
> We are anxious to get this work started so if you are interested please review the following:
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/openstack-api-server-passwords
> http://etherpad.openstack.org/openstack-api-server-passwords

	There is a basic password generator in nova/utils.py. It returns a combination of digits and letters to whatever length you request. There is no pretension of being the last word in high security, but it should be equivalent to the current default password generation in Cloud Servers.

-- Ed Leafe

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