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Partial 401 Unauthorized

asked 2014-05-08 19:18:25 -0500

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updated 2014-08-19 12:52:06 -0500

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Hi, I have a stable Grizzly install running for more than a year, all of a sudden without any change I started getting 401 Unauthorized when using nova command line. I am able to login using same credentials via Horizon and see the instance inventory list and other details, but unable to create instance or start/stop instance from Horizon, I see the same 401 error. There has been no change to the system or application, overnight the issue appeared.

I verified all the nova authtoken, environment variables, etc., everything seems to be fine.

Please let me know what is the issue.


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I am having this same issue. Out of the blue nova and all other services 401. I have tried re-creating users, creating new users, debugging tokens (they all seem fine).

glenbot gravatar imageglenbot ( 2014-06-04 12:54:32 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-06-04 13:49:26 -0500

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updated 2014-06-04 14:05:53 -0500

So we dug and dug and the more we thought about it, it seemed strange that this error happened exactly after a year. It seemed like a cert issue and it was. See this blog post that gives the steps on how to fix the issue. Out of the box keystone certs expire after one year.

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