Openstack Dashboard Login Problem (Devstack)

asked 2018-08-23 10:10:25 -0600

Darth-OpenStack gravatar image

updated 2018-08-23 10:34:17 -0600

Hello to everyone,

I have my openstack(Devstack) installed on my server and after the power went off ,i reboot it but it doesn't login anymore. I cannot login from the dashboard neither from the cli with file. I keep typing the correct password but it gives me a pop up after 1-2 min :

An error occurred authenticating. Please try again later.

Its the first time that im facing this problem in the time of 9 months that i have my openstack. Also i can't find a solution like because this file doesn't exist or i can not find it.

Maybe i can change the admin password but i can not find a file with the credentials of admin keystone.

Thank you in advance!!

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You need to find out which OpenStack services are down. If you can't authenticate, the problems are probably on the Keystone and/or httpd side. Use systemctl status to check if they are running; if not, use their logs to find out why not.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2018-08-23 17:46:26 -0600 )edit

Another problem with devstack used to be the loopback device for Swift, which was not recreated after rebooting, but it's not clear to me how that impacts authentication.

The purpose of Devstack is throw-away clouds for code testing. Restarting the server is not supported. It may or may not work.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2018-08-23 17:50:04 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-08-23 12:16:02 -0600

AndyW gravatar image

devstack is not meant to survive power outages (is this the first time?). Not sure script is still maintained (unless you have an old devstack release) In any case think you need to then (you'll have lost all your virtual infrastructure created, images, networks, instances etc)

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Yeah, i think i searched the whole internet and the openstack's documentation to come up with the same answer that you gave me. The only think that it saved me, it was a snapshot i took from my vm because i'm using ESXi vmware. I restored the snapshot and then the error disappeared. Thank you !

Darth-OpenStack gravatar imageDarth-OpenStack ( 2018-08-23 19:23:50 -0600 )edit

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