ec2-describe-image returns 400 errors

asked 2013-09-18 06:48:02 -0600

Izhar gravatar image

updated 2013-09-19 08:24:42 -0600

sgordon gravatar image

I have downloaded file on my computer and sourced it. When I try to use ec2 commands such as:


I get an error:

Unexpected error:
org.codehaus.xfire.fault.XFireFault: Server returned error code = 400 for URI : Check server logs for details
    at org.codehaus.xfire.fault.XFireFault.createFault(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.Invocation.invoke(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.Invocation.invoke(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.Client.invoke(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.XFireProxy.handleRequest(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.XFireProxy.invoke(
    at com.sun.proxy.$Proxy12.describeImages(Unknown Source)
Caused by: org.codehaus.xfire.XFireRuntimeException: Server returned error code = 400 for URI : Check server logs for details
    at org.codehaus.xfire.transport.http.HttpChannel.sendViaClient(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.transport.http.HttpChannel.send(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.handler.OutMessageSender.invoke(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.handler.HandlerPipeline.invoke(
    at org.codehaus.xfire.client.Invocation.invoke(
    ... 9 more

On the controller node, there is nothing to report in keystone.log. I get the following message in nova.log

2013-09-18 13:20:45.389 4958 INFO nova.ec2.wsgi.server [-] (4958) accepted ('', 65154)

2013-09-18 13:20:45.400 4958 ERROR nova.api.ec2 [-] Unauthorized: Signature not provided
2013-09-18 13:20:45.401 4958 INFO nova.api.ec2 [-] 0.1073s myhost POST /services/Cloud None:None 400 [ec2-api-tools] text/xml text/xml
2013-09-18 13:20:45.402 4958 INFO nova.ec2.wsgi.server [-] myhost "POST /services/Cloud HTTP/1.1" status: 400 len: 314 time: 0.0022440
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answered 2013-09-18 08:25:51 -0600

Izhar gravatar image

One has to use ecua2ools instead. That was easy but not very intuitive.


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