[caasp-beta] cloud-init and root password

Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at suse.com
Wed Jun 21 06:00:54 MDT 2017

On Wed, Jun 21, Simeon Bobylev wrote:

> With VMX
> 1.       Download VMware files
> a.       SUSE-CaaS-Platform-1.0-VMware.x86_64-1.0.0-RC1.vmdk
> b.       SUSE-CaaS-Platform-1.0-VMware.x86_64-1.0.0-RC1.vmx

c. Create cloud-init configruation


- Use a real USB stick or create a "virtual" one
- "Local Storage": create a vfat filesystem with label "cidata",
  no partitions allowed!

Create the file "meta-data"
Create the file "user-data" with the correct values.

Add this to your virtual machine.

> 2.       Run virtual machine
> 3.       After the boot, I get the following screen but I don’t know root
> credentials and I can’t access to from my browser.

> With ISO

> 3.       During the installation I was never prompted for choosing keyboard,
> root password or some others parameters. System just installed itself
> automatically.

Are you sure you don't have some "automatic" configured somewhere?
YaST itself cannot skip this screen during installation, this can only
happen if you use autoyast.


Thorsten Kukuk, Distinguished Engineer, Senior Architect SLES & CaaSP
SUSE LINUX GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
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