[Openstack] VFSLocalFS and password injection

J-P Methot jpmethot at gtcomm.net
Fri Sep 18 14:26:04 UTC 2015

Let me correct my last email. After all it works on images from the same
distro. But depending on what the distro is, it sometimes work and
sometimes doesn't. Why?

On 2015-09-18 10:10 AM, J-P Methot wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question regarding the VFSLocalFS mechanism for password
> injection. Basically, because of our infrastructure, we can't use
> libguestfs for password injection and we do not want to inject password
> through metadata. This leads us to use the openstack VFSLocalFS
> mechanism for password injection.
> Now, the issue I got is that, on some images, password injection with
> VFSLocalFS will work, while on others, it won't. This is not even OS
> related, as on one image of debian 8 that I made myself it won't work,
> but on the official image it will work.
> What is the requirement for VFSLocalFS to work? The compute logs do not
> show any error, so I'm thinking it can only be because of something
> inside the images I'm using.

Jean-Philippe Méthot
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GloboTech Communications
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