Re: New debconf template for Nova and Neutron
On 02/02/2015 12:15 AM, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> I wish to add the below new Debconf template in Nova (re-wrapped for
>> sending by email):
>> Template: nova/metadata_secret
>> Type: password
>> _Description: Metadata proxy shared secret:
>> When using Neutron to handle the networking, VM instances retrive their
>> metadata information through the Neutron metadata agent, which serves
>> as a proxy to the Nova metadata server.
> Typo: retriEve. A couple of things seem slightly redundant here - you
> could squeeze it slightly to:
> VM instances using Neutron to handle networking retrieve their metadata
> through the Neutron metadata agent, which serves as a proxy to the Nova
> metadata REST API server.
> (On the other hand if the "REST API" part needs to be mentioned
> anywhere it makes more sense to mention it the first time rather than
>> To protect communication between the Neutron metadata proxy agent and
>> the Nova metadata REST API server, communications are protected using
>> a password shared between Neutron and Nova. Please enter this
>> password. Note that the the same password should be used when setting
>> up the neutron-metadata-agent package.
> "To protect communication, communications are protected" is definitely
> redundant, and so is "the the". Also, I'd suggest reordering the
> Please enter the password that should be used to protect communications
> between the Neutron metadata proxy agent and the Nova metadata server.
> The same shared password should be used when setting up the
> neutron-metadata-agent package.
Wow, that was quick! :)
Thanks a lot for the above. This is now my template in Nova and Neutron!
Thomas Goirand (zigo)