Default cloud user name

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Jun 6 14:15:07 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 07:46:59AM +0200, Juerg Haefliger wrote:
> So we currently have four votes (with some strong opinions :-) for
> 'root' and eight(-ish) for 'fedora' or a derivative thereof. Do we
> need to discuss this further or is it settled then?

I think we should go with "fedora". I hear the "root" argument and don't
discount it, but I think there's enough of a reasonable case for making a
default user -- something Fedora _does_ encourage in interactive Anaconda

We also should strongly document (release notes and on get fedora page) that
userdata can be used to change the default, and I've long had a
commented-out block in the official kickstart which suppresses user
creation, so it's easy to fork that if people want to spin their own images.

Matthew Miller  ☁☁☁  Fedora Cloud Architect  ☁☁☁  <mattdm at>

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