The Newton Summit is behind us, and we have six months to prepare for the next release in both upstream OpenStack and RDO. Here is my attempt to build a prioritized list of the large tasks I want to tackle in this release.
Category Archives: Messaging
Identifying the message sender with Rabbit MQ and Kombu
Yesterday I showed how to identify a user when using the Pika library. However, Oslo Messaging still relies on the Kombu library. This, too, supports matching the user_id in the message to the username used to authenticate to the broker.
Identifying the message sender with Rabbit MQ (and Pika)
When sending a message via Rabbit MQ, a sender can chose to identify itself, or hid its identity, but it cannot lie.
Tie Your Rabbit Down
I’ve been running the Tripleo Quickstart to setup my development deployments. While looking into the setup, I noticed that the default Rabbit deployment is wide open. I can’t see anything other than firewall port blocking in place. I dug deeper.
What Can Talk To What on the OpenStack Message Broker
If a hypervisor is compromised, the Nova Compute instance running on that node is also compromised. If the compute instance is compromised, then its access to the Message Queue has to be considered tainted as well. What degree of risk does this pose?
Ossipee started off as OS-IPA. As it morphed into a tool for building development clusters,I realized it was more useful to split the building of the cluster from the Install and configuration of the application on that cluster. To install IPA and OpenStack, and integrate them together, we now use an ansible-playbook called Rippowam.
Mapping X509 to Endpoints in OpenStack
Keystone token signing suffers from Highlander Syndrome. When it comes to Token Signers: