use of [oauth1] section in keystone.conf ?

asked 2015-07-02 14:11:16 -0500

deeghuge gravatar image

There is [oauth1] section in keystone.conf. Just wanted to understand, why it is there, How it used and what are the usecases of [oauth1] ??

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answered 2015-07-02 17:50:16 -0500

It is for oauth1 protocol. Keystone supports oauth1 and you an use oauth1 for delegation instead of trusts

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Sorry for asking very basic question but basic flow is not clear to me yet. How will oauth deployment will look like ??

deeghuge gravatar imagedeeghuge ( 2015-07-02 23:12:35 -0500 )edit

I found good details at

deeghuge gravatar imagedeeghuge ( 2015-07-03 01:36:24 -0500 )edit

Yes. That link has everything about sepcification. Before going with keystone implementation read link to the OAUTH spec given there. One of the main goal of implemnting OAUTH in keystone is to replace the keystone trusts api with OAUTH ( which is a standard way to doing trusts).

Haneef Ali gravatar imageHaneef Ali ( 2015-07-03 21:11:05 -0500 )edit

If you really intersted in the usecase, how can you ask heat to spawn/terminate vms on behalof of you. You really don't want to give your credetnails to heat, instead you deletate certain capabilities

Haneef Ali gravatar imageHaneef Ali ( 2015-07-03 21:14:09 -0500 )edit

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