About Adam Young

Once upon a time I was an Army Officer, but that was long ago. Now I work as a Software Engineer. I climb rocks, play saxophone, and spend way too much time in front of a computer.

Template for a KeystoneV3.rc

If you are moving from Keystone v2 to v3 call, you need more variables in your environment. Here is a template for an update keystone.rc for V3, in jinja format:

export OS_AUTH_URL=http://{{ keystone_hostname }}:5000/v3
export OS_USERNAME={{ username }}
export OS_PASSWORD={{ password }}
export OS_USER_DOMAIN_NAME=Default
export OS_PROJECT_NAME={{ project_name }}

Getting a Keystone Token in Rust

Python is a great language, but sometimes I miss type safety. While I was always comfortable with C++, I know that the lanugague has itw warts. Lately, I’ve been taking an interest in Rust, which seems to be set to address many of the shortcomiings of C++. WHat better way to learn it than to try and use on problems I already know well; OpenStack and Keystone? So, I wrote my first non-trivial program, which Gets a token token.

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