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Test adding an SSH key pair to an account.


  1. Follow QA:Testcase_create_OpenStack_user_project_and_network
  2. If you started with a minimal installation for testing, you will need to install the unzip package.
  3. Download an unpack your credentials:
$> mkdir ~/novacreds
$> cd ~/novacreds
$> sudo nova-manage project zipfile testproject admin
$> sudo chown $USER:
$> unzip
$> chmod 600 nova*
$> . ./novarc 

How to test

Ensure the AWS access and secret keys associated with the keystone admin user are available:

$> USER_ID=$(keystone user-list

Expected Results

  • Check that the key is registered:
$> euca-describe-keypairs -a $ACCESS_KEY -s $SECRET_KEY
  • Check that nova_key.priv actually contains a key
  • Check for errors in /var/log/nova/*.log