[CentOS-devel] Cloud image default login

Mon Jul 14 16:34:41 UTC 2014
Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com>

On Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:13:10 +0100
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:

> Interesting, thanks.
> I will have a testing image up later today ( been iterating builds and
> tests at AWS all day today ). For now, lets go with 'centos' as the
> user, and see if we are breaking lots of stuff.

FWIW, I find the idea of setting a non priv user on cloud images like
this a kind of strange security theater, but it seems everyone is doing
it now. ;( 

> btw, how does this play with ansible which expects root login to the
> images ?
You can tell ansible to login as a user and use sudo for things. 
It's just a few more steps in config. 

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