Bug #677

Documentation is misleading

Added by Robert Schweikert about 10 years ago. Updated over 9 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:06/13/2011
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Tino Vázquez% Done:


Target version:-
Resolution: Pull request:
Affected Versions:OpenNebula 2.2


The documentation at http://opennebula.org/documentation:rel2.2:plan advises the reader to use the useradd command as follows:

useradd -d /srv/cloud/one -g cloud -m oneadmin

This, by default creates a user account that is disabled, i.e. a "!" entry exists in the password field of /etc/shadow.

The documentation does not advise the reader/user how to activate the oneadmin account or to create a password (activates the account), thus a reader/user following the steps as described will end up setting up a cloud system that cannot work.

The reader/user should be advised to setup a password for the oneadmin account, even if no interactive login to this account is necessary to administer the cloud. The password can be a random password generated by makepasswd.


#1 Updated by Tino Vázquez over 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Affected Versions OpenNebula 2.2 added

The package now creates the proper oneadmin user, and docu has been updated

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