Kalle Happonen

Identity Crisis

Moving Keystone from LDAP roles to SQL roles

Background

In early versions of OpenStack keystone did all its own user management. When it matured a bit, there was a cool new feature, you can point it at LDAP for authentication and authorization. This was a big step forward when running OpenStack as a part of a larger system.

Everything wasn't perfect though. . . .

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January 27, 2015

Shared Trauma

This time, I'll write about a problem I did manage to DuckDuckGo, but it did little to make me happy after I debugged the problem. Our OpenStack version is Icehouse, this issue has been actively debated and different versions might have different defaults. I'm not completely sure about the Juno status, if this is handled correctly for . . .

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January 09, 2015

Grizzly Fate - Part 2

Flashback

In the previous post I went through some issues we had with our OpenStack upgrade from Grizzly to Icehouse.

We had successfully run the OpenStack update scripts, and we were in the Icehouse version. We started testing, and everything worked fine... until security groups. Well, they did work, they just weren't there. There was . . .

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December 29, 2014

Grizzly Fate - Part 1

We recently updated one of our OpenStack installations from Grizzly to Icehouse. Updating OpenStack by one version is tricky at best, and if you try two versions, you're bound to hit some issues. We did.

Here is a short recap of what extra we had to do for the update. It does not include the basic tasks like updating the . . .

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December 23, 2014

Introductions are in Order

I'm your typical modern Open Source loving computer geek. This means I occasionally run into harder problems I can't DuckDuckGo (since, as a typical modern Open Source loving geek, I'm somewhat privacy conscious) an answer for. This is your run-of-the-mill this is my error message, and this is how I solved it blog for future me . . .

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December 19, 2014

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