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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:18:22 GMT
Thanks Harikrishna, I did not know the password would get encrypted with the ssh key.
What happens when there is no ssh key registered, how are the passwords encrypted then?

Lucian

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Nux!
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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Harikrishna Patnala" <harikrishna.patnala@citrix.com>
> To: "<dev@cloudstack.apache.org>" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, 2 April, 2015 07:17:54
> Subject: Re: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password

> Hi Nux,
> 
> As already mentioned we store the encrypted vm password using the ssh key, so we
> need to reset the password also.
> 
> Regarding the password field in the DB, we have an API to get the VM password
> (https://cloudstack.apache.org/docs/api/apidocs-4.5/root_admin/getVMPassword.html)
> which gets encrypted password from DB.
> 
> Thanks,
> Harikrishna
> 
> On 02-Apr-2015, at 5:07 am, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
> 
>> Somesh,
>> 
>> Why wouldn't the root password field in the DB just be left alone?
>> 
>> --
>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>> 
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Somesh Naidu" <Somesh.Naidu@citrix.com>
>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>> Sent: Thursday, 2 April, 2015 00:06:54
>>> Subject: RE: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
>> 
>>> I believe so, since the VM's password (stored in the user_vm_details table)
>>> needs to be encrypted using the new keys and I believe encryption is a one-way
>>> hash.
>>> 
>>> Somesh
>>> CloudPlatform Escalations
>>> Citrix Systems, Inc.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Nux! [mailto:nux@li.nux.ro]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 9:16 AM
>>> To: dev
>>> Subject: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I've just noticed resetsshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets the root password.
>>> This doesn't sound right. Is this supposed to happen?
>>> 
>>> 4.4.3 RC2 (4.4-RC20150324T1321) CentOS/KVM
>>> 
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>>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>>> 
>>> Nux!
> >> www.nux.ro

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