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Subject [3/4] brooklyn-docs git commit: wordsmith key-pair and known issues link (code review for locations)
Date Sat, 05 Mar 2016 00:52:42 GMT
wordsmith key-pair and known issues link (code review for locations)


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 2e02de824deec0fddb1edbf80b9a888ade0985a8
Parents: d7a4e27
Author: Alex Heneveld <>
Authored: Sat Mar 5 00:51:02 2016 +0000
Committer: Alex Heneveld <>
Committed: Sat Mar 5 00:51:02 2016 +0000

 guide/ops/locations/ | 11 ++++++-----
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/guide/ops/locations/ b/guide/ops/locations/
index c0ac839..e3b1870 100644
--- a/guide/ops/locations/
+++ b/guide/ops/locations/
@@ -66,8 +66,8 @@ Brooklyn irons out many of the differences between clouds so that blueprints
 in a wide range of locations, including setting up access and configuring images and machine
 The configuration options are described in more detail below.
-In some cases, a cloud provider may offer special features or unexpected quirks;
-known issues are described a the **[More Details for Specific Clouds](more-clouds.html)**
+In some cases, cloud providers have special features or unusual requirements. 
+These are outlined in **[More Details for Specific Clouds](more-clouds.html)**.
 #### OS Initial Login and Setup
@@ -129,9 +129,10 @@ For more keys and more detail on the keys below, see
 - Specific Security Groups can be specified using `securityGroups`, as a list of strings
(the existing security group names),
   or `inboundPorts` can be set, as a list of numeric ports (selected clouds only)
-- A specific existing key pair known at the cloud to use for login can be specified with
-  (selected clouds only); if this `keyPair` does not correspond to your default `~/.ssh/id_rsa`
-  then you must typically also specify the `loginUser.privateKeyFile` to use with this `keyPair`
+- Where a key pair is registered with a target cloud for logging in to machines,
+  Brooklyn can be configured to request this when provisioning VMs by setting `keyPair` (selected
clouds only). 
+  Note that if this `keyPair` does not correspond your default `~/.ssh/id_rsa`, you must
+  also specify the corresponding `loginUser.privateKeyFile` as a file or URL accessible from
 - A specific VM name (often the hostname) base to be used can be specified by setting `groupId`.
   By default, this name is constructed based on the entity which is creating it,

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