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From Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User data is not base64 encoded
Date Sun, 28 Feb 2016 13:42:43 GMT
I had the same problem last week.
It turns out that the code is considering anything that ends with "==" as
base 64 encoded. That can be a bit picky because sometimes you can encode
something in base 64 and not get the "==" at the end, but still you will
have to add it to use that functionality.


On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 12:13 AM, Yacubovich, David <
dyacubovich@collegeboard.org> wrote:

> HI Simon,
> No, I didn't try to use CloudMonkey yet, just trying to see how the user
> data is getting used. I did see the document you sent me already and does
> look like straight forward think. Could I ask you to give an example of how
> you using user-data, and how do you prepare it for the CloudMonkey?
>
> Thanks David
>
> From: Simon Weller <sweller@ena.com>
> Sent: Feb 27, 2016 6:18 PM
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: User data is not base64 encoded
>
> David,
>
> I can't speak to the GUI userdata, as I've never used it from the GUI.
> Have you tried using CloudMonkey?
>
> Here's some info related to userdata:
>
>
> http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-administration/en/latest/virtual_machines.html#user-data-and-meta-data
>
> - Si
>
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Yacubovich, David <dyacubovich@collegeboard.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:30 PM
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: User data is not base64 encoded
>
> Hello All,
> I am trying to test the use of userdata on CS 4.6. I am creating new
> instance from the UI and I paste the base64 encoded string into the
> userdata box. But I get this error every time. I can't find any examples of
> how to use userdata online. Can someone please give me an example of how
> this should work?
>
> Here is m example:
>
> # echo "env: poclab
> container: tomcat" | base64
> ZW52OiBwb2NsYWIKY29udGFpbmVyOiB0b21jYXQK
>
> And I paste this string into userdata box.
>
> Thanks,
> David
>



-- 
Rafael Weingärtner

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