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From David Lutterkort <lut...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] execute arbitrary remote shell command against running instance
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2010 23:13:15 GMT
On Fri, 2010-07-30 at 14:58 -0400, Mohammed Morsi wrote:
> On 07/29/2010 07:56 PM, David Lutterkort wrote: 
> > On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 19:30 -0400, Mohammed Morsi wrote:

> > > Can you elaborate on what this RackSpace file injection feature is and 
> > > what it entails. Thanks.
> > >     
> > In RS, when you create an instance, you can include up to 5 files (paths
> > + contents) that will be overwritten in the instance before it is
> > started (using scary uses of kpartx) It's described on page 23 of
> > http://docs.rackspacecloud.com/servers/api/cs-devguide-latest.pdf
> > 
> > David
> > 
> > 
> >   
> Is this a critical use case? Or one that can be taken care of at some
> later point?

It's pretty critical, since it lets you put config data into your
instance before it boots (e.g., the name of a central config server) -
you can try and fake it after boot via ssh/scp, but that's much harder
to get right than injecting the data.

David



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