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Member vs _member_

asked 2013-09-03 07:42:05 -0500

ImaginLab gravatar image

Can anyone explain me the difference between the Member and _member_ roles ?

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answered 2013-09-03 08:15:59 -0500

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Roles are custom-defined by the admin, there are no default roles or default role definition.

Depending on how you installed, certain tools or guides recommend using _member_ as the default role to define "membership" within a project.

However, by default Horizon expects the default role to be Member, so one can either update local_settings.py (usually in /etc/openstack_dashboard) to change the OPENSTACK_KEYSTONE_DEFAULT_ROLE to be "_member_", or create a "Member" role in Keystone for use in Horizon.

In themselves though, role names do not have any meaning. Hope this helps.

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Thank you for your fast answer ! Indeed it helps a lot ! Thanks again !

ImaginLab gravatar imageImaginLab ( 2013-09-03 08:25:09 -0500 )edit

Please accept the answer if you deem it helpful.

Jobin gravatar imageJobin ( 2013-09-03 23:11:13 -0500 )edit

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