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From Harikrishna Patnala <harikrishna.patn...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:04:42 GMT
Password is encrypted and stored only if the vm is deployed from password enabled template
and ssh public key is provided, 
Otherwise we don’t encrypt or store the password.


-Harikrishna


On 02-Apr-2015, at 1:48 pm, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:

> 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
> 
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> 
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
> 
> ----- 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
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>>>> 
>>>> Nux!
>>>> www.nux.ro


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