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From Asmita Vagyani <>
Subject RE: Cloudstack password enabled template
Date Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:32:11 GMT
The getVMPassword API doesnot return the password.
If the VM is created using the ssh keypair then we can get password.



-----Original Message-----
From: Geoff Higginbottom [] 
Sent: 28 June 2013 PM 04:03
Subject: RE: Cloudstack password enabled template 


Are you adding the Password Reset Script to your Templates, if so then each time you create
a new VM it will get a randomly generated password.

I believe you can then also use the getVMPassword API call to query the existing password,
although I have not tested this new 4.1 API command yet.


Geoff Higginbottom

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-----Original Message-----
From: Asmita Vagyani []
Sent: 28 June 2013 11:26
Subject: Cloudstack password enabled template


I have some queries related to getting password of VM that is created.

I am using deployVirtualMachine api to create virtual machine from templates that I have configured
in cloudstack.

When VM is deployed I want to get username and password of the VM to login to that VM instance.
Also I want to generate random password everytime new VM is created using the same template.

Can anyone help me with that?



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