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Is there anyway to login into instance without password and ssh key?

asked 2017-12-22 10:10:30 -0500

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 I have change few configurations in my special vnf which allows ssh console login via a normal user which is created by-default. There is not password for root user. This normal user has no password. I used to log-in via ssh key provided by openstack. Now I due to misconfiguration its asking to change password as soon as we log in. I am kind of stuck. This vm i cannot respin. Please help. Openstack release is liberty.
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answered 2017-12-23 03:12:31 -0500

OpenStack has no mechanism for that. You could try suspending, even shelving the instance, then using virt-edit or similar libguestfs-based tools to add a password (http://libguestfs.org/virt-edit.1.html).

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