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From Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prat...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept a donation of Reset SSH Key to access a VM in CloudStack from Citrix
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:45:01 GMT
+1 

This is a useful addition that will automate resetting ssh keys used for
password less logins to user Vms.

-abhi

On 17/01/13 7:52 PM, "Harikrishna Patnala"
<harikrishna.patnala@citrix.com> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I'd like to start the process of IP Clearance for
>CLOUDSTACK-297<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-297>:
>Reset SSH key to access VM (Similar to reset password)
>
>Citrix would like to donate this code to Apache Cloudstack.
>
>With this new API command resetSSHKeyForVirtualMachine, a user can set or
>reset the SSH keypair
>assigned to a virtual machine. With the addition of this feature, a lost
>or compromised SSH keypair
>can be changed, and the user can access the VM by using the new keypair.
>Just create or register a
>new keypair, then call resetSSHKeyForVirtualMachine.
>
>Here are the corresponding links,
>
>The checksum (md5) for the patch is:
>00a99ca408d661154eb22c0268bfcd8f
>*0001-CLOUDSTACK-297-Reset-SSH-key-to-access-VM.patch
>
>The review request link is:
>https://reviews.apache.org/r/8905/
>
>The related Jira ticket at:
>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-297
>
>The function spec is at:
>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Reset+SSH+key+Funct
>ional+Spec?moved=true
>
>The previous discussion happened on:
>http://markmail.org/message/7gmppexnmewjedrw
>
>Thank you,
>Harikrishna


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