[Gluster-infra] Root password reset on slave21.cloud.gluster.org

Justin Clift justin at gluster.org
Fri Mar 20 17:47:48 UTC 2015

On 20 Mar 2015, at 17:44, Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 01:16:10PM -0400, Dan Lambright wrote:
>> Im done with it. Im using slave48 now. 
>> It would be good if this was more self service. For example, I can
>> disconnect a slave after logging into jenkins, but cannot login to the
>> slave without knowing its root password. It appears one necessary step
>> in the process is to reset the root password, and find Justin and
>> Nieles for to do that. Could this process be simplified? e.g. a Groovy
>> script, or some such?
> We actually could setup a Jenkins job to reset the root password of
> slaves. A similar thing is done for rebooting stuck VMs:
>    http://build.gluster.org/job/reboot-vm/
>    https://github.com/justinclift/glusterfs_patch_acceptance_tests/blob/master/rax-reboot/reboot-slave.py
> Resetting the root password seems pretty simple:
>    http://docs.rackspace.com/servers/api/v2/cs-devguide/content/Change_Password-d1e3234.html
> I might look into doing that over the weekend. But, in case someone
> wants to have a go at it, please let me know :-)

These scripts are pretty useful.  If you can figure out the random
failure problem (DNS lookup?) sorted so they're reliable, that'd be
cool. :)

+ Justin

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