[Openstack] OS API server password generation

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Thu Mar 3 21:07:36 UTC 2011

On Mar 3, 2011, at 3:13 PM, Scott Moser wrote:

> The reason I piped up, and the reason I think there is some
> misunderstanding is (from Ed):
>> 	Again, you seem to have missed my point. OpenStack is *not* working on this.
> This is an OpenStack mailing list.  The original mail says:
> | Subject: [Openstack] OS API server password generation
> |
> | 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.
> | ..
> | https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/openstack-api-server-passwords
> | http://etherpad.openstack.org/openstack-api-server-passwords
> So, I'm sure you can understand how people thought this was about an
> openstack api specifically for setting server passwords.

	I understand the initial confusion. My concern was that criticism of the Rackspace-specific implementation for setting server passwords was being directed at the OpenStack code base, when the two are separate. I only wanted to make the point that the "objectionable" code was completely optional in OpenStack.

-- Ed Leafe

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