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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Configuring OpenStack Compute to use OpenStack Identity Service

In our configuration of OpenStack Compute, we are using deprecated_auth, which stores user and project information within the nova database, managed by the nova-manage command directly on the OpenStack Compute host. This authentication method is limited in its use and will likely be dropped from future versions of OpenStack.

With OpenStack Identity Service installed and configured, we now need to tell our OpenStack Compute service that it can be used instead of the deprecated_auth mechanism.

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Note that any existing users and projects created in deprecated_auth are not moved over to OpenStack Identity Service automatically and will need recreating again under this new service.

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