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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Creating and modifying user accounts

In our sandbox environment, we're running a very basic method of authentication, configured with the --use_deprecated_auth flag in our /etc/nova/nova.conf file. This method of authentication is appropriate for testing functionality. To add, remove, and modify accounts using this method of authentication, we use the nova-manage command directly on our OpenStack Compute host.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you're logged in to your OpenStack Compute host.

How to do it...

To add, remove, or modify user accounts, see the following sections.

Adding Users

In our environment, we currently have one user configured, openstack. This user had local administration rights to the project that allowed us to configure security ...

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