ssh password for images

Pádraig Brady P at
Tue Jan 24 10:39:57 UTC 2012

On 01/24/2012 08:24 AM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> Dear list,
> yesterday, I tried openstack-nova following [1]
> It worked like a charm until I tried to ssh into my virtual box.
> My question is, which Password to use? (Finally I mounted the image and
> changed root password there).

ssh keys (for the root user), should be injected into the image.
So you should be able to:

cd novacreds
ssh -i nova_priv.key root at

> Any hint, how to make a better solution is greatly appreciated. If I
> understand [1] correctly, this shouldn't be necessary.

Are the ssh keys inserted into /root/.ssh in the VM?

Are you trying this on Fedora 16?


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