Bug 971465 - Creating the Public Key Infrastructure Files - Creates log file owned by root.
Summary: Creating the Public Key Infrastructure Files - Creates log file owne...
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Product: Red Hat OpenStack
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Installation_and_Configuration_Guide   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
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: 3.0
Assignee: Stephen Gordon
QA Contact: ecs-bugs
Keywords: Documentation
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Reported: 2013-06-06 15:15 UTC by Stephen Gordon
Modified: 2013-07-01 20:25 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: Red_Hat_OpenStack-Installation_and_Configuration_Guide-3-en-US-3-17
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Description Stephen Gordon 2013-06-06 15:15:34 UTC
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Section Number and Name: Creating the Public Key Infrastructure Files

Describe the issue: 

keystone-manage pki_setup is run as root. This results in the /var/log/keystone/keystone.log being created and owned by root. As a result when the openstack-keystone service is started it comes up as OK but silently fails in he background:

[root@localhost ~]# service openstack-keystone start
Starting keystone:                                         [  OK  ]
[root@localhost ~]# service openstack-keystone status
keystone dead but pid file exists
[root@localhost ~]# tail /var/log/keystone/keystone.log 
[root@localhost ~]# 

This isn't immediately apparent to the user until the attempt to create the service:

# keystone service-create --name=keystone --type=identity \
>         --description="Keystone Identity Service" 
[Errno 111] Connection refused

Suggestions for improvement: 

Run keystone-manager pki_setup as the keystone user:

su keystone -s /bin/sh -c "keystone-manage pki_setup --keystone-user=keystone --keystone-group=keystone"


Remove /var/log/keystone/keystone.log or change ownership to keystone user.

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