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From Harikrishna Patnala <harikrishna.patn...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:07:03 GMT
When we create or register ssh key with CS API, CS only stores public key.
So, cloudstack does not know the private key to decrypt the password and encrypt it with new
ssh key.

Thanks,
Harikrishna
On 02-Apr-2015, at 11:59 am, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com> wrote:

> Could it not simply be reencoded with the new key?
> 
> Erik
> 
> Den torsdag 2. april 2015 skrev Harikrishna Patnala <
> harikrishna.patnala@citrix.com> følgende:
> 
>> 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 <javascript:;>> 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 <javascript:;>>
>>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
>>>> 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 <javascript:;>]
>>>> 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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