Loss of fernet/credential keys

asked 2020-08-06 16:33:56 -0500

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I am designing a Keystone deployment and am thinking about how to distribute fernet and credential keys in an automated manner. I started to write an explanation of our scenario, but then realised that my question boils down to this:

If we were to lose access to our fernet/credential keys, what are the consequences?

Our only OpenStack service is Swift, so my initial assumption is that we would have to re-generate the Keystone auth system, but no one would lose any data.

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answered 2020-08-06 21:36:54 -0500

When you configure a new keystone server, it will generate automatically fernet/credentials key. Then, If you want to use the same keys for multiple server, you have to copy/paste manually.

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