[CentOS-devel] Cloud image default login

Tue Jul 15 11:30:38 UTC 2014
Neil Wilson <neil at brightbox.co.uk>

On 15 Jul 2014, at 12:27, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:

> On 07/15/2014 12:18 PM, Neil Wilson wrote:
>> Essentially that should be the setup. Cloudinit should create the default user on startup, not the build process that creates the image. 
> but the default user is defined in the cloud.cfg which is shipped in the
> cloud-init package.
> my understanding is that unless the metadata supplied to the instance
> overrides this, then this is the config that gets executed.

Yes that’s what I mean. 

i.e. there is no ‘user’ command in the kickstart file. 

cloud-init creates the user dynamically when the VM is created based upon the user data supplied - or the default in the config file.