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From Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User data is not base64 encoded
Date Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:21:35 GMT
I used base64 in plain text, no need to escape it for URL, the data is sent
to the server via a post request.

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:

> David,
>
> Are you sure you need to pass the base64 encoded version in the GUI? For
> some reason I thought the GUI accept just plain text scripts.
> Also, what error are you getting? Be advised the mailing list strips
> attachment from messages.
>
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Yacubovich, David" <dyacubovich@collegeboard.org>
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Monday, 29 February, 2016 15:38:55
> > Subject: RE: User data is not base64 encoded
>
> > I did try to add the '==' to the end of the base64 string and still get
> the same
> > error. I am going to install cloudmonkey and try to pass the userdata
> from cli.
> > I would appreciate if anyone has more ideas about how to resolve gui
> problem
> > with userdata.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > David
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rafael Weingärtner [mailto:rafaelweingartner@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2016 8:43 AM
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: User data is not base64 encoded
> >
> > 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/e
> >> n/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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Rafael Weingärtner

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