Bug 981693 - RFE: Provide cloud-init integration for VMs
RFE: Provide cloud-init integration for VMs
Status: NEW
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
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Reported: 2013-07-05 09:48 EDT by Daniel Berrange
Modified: 2017-10-10 22:57 EDT (History)
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Description Daniel Berrange 2013-07-05 09:48:38 EDT
Description of problem:
Fedora (and many other distros) provide pre-built cloud images. These typically have no default password set, requiring the cloud-init service to pull a password and/or ssh public key off the host metadata service, or config-drive disk.

It would be desirable to use the pre-built cloud images in non-cloud world, using virt-manager and/or virt-install --import.

Without a way to populate the login password/ssh keys, this isn't practical

  http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-options#clouds

It would be desirable if virt-install have a way to specify arbitrary key,value pairs to populate the metadata source. It could then auto-generate a disk image to act as a config drive thus:

http://ubuntu-smoser.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/using-ubuntu-cloud-images-without-cloud.html
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2013-08-31 12:08:16 EDT
Moving to the upstream tracker
Comment 3 Dusty Mabe 2014-09-24 09:51:22 EDT
Dan,

Would it be a good first step if virt-install/virt-manager had the ability to accept a file or directory to use and build a resulting iso image and attach it to the guest on install/import?

Key/Value pair could come later.
Comment 5 Prasad Mukhedkar 2015-06-26 09:39:36 EDT
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