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Password is not get set in windows instance after it is launched

asked 2014-01-08 09:05:58 -0500

Anil CH gravatar image

updated 2014-01-08 09:12:04 -0500

Hi, I have installed cloud-init on Windows with the settings to create the "admin" user & password to inject from metadata & syspred it. After that that i uploaded the image in glance but after image is launched, admin password is not getting set according the password that i entered in the dashboard or with random password that gets generated after running nova boot command. Admin account is getting created but password is not working. In the cloud-init log i see that everything is working without any error.

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answered 2014-01-09 07:54:23 -0500

alexpilotti gravatar image

What hypervisor are you using?

Did you assign a keypair to the instance and used "nova get-password" to retrieve the password?

Can you please post the cloudbase-init log in a pastebin to get some additional details?

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Hi Alex, Sorry for the late reply. I am able to login now(may be I was using wrong key). As a end user, he cannot get the password by running "nova get-password" as he will not be having access to cloud server. So how to get the password from dashboard itself?

Anil CH gravatar imageAnil CH ( 2014-01-15 06:34:02 -0500 )edit

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