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From Harikrishna Patnala <harikrishna.patn...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: reset sshkeyforvirtualmachine also resets password
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:17:54 GMT
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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