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From Andrei Savu <savu.and...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problems using whirr to launch ubuntu machines
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:59:00 GMT
Please add to this message your .properties file. What version of Whirr are
you using?
On Sep 15, 2012 7:52 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net> wrote:

> We've been using whirr to launch instances of the (redhat-based) Amazon
> AMI, which has been working.  However, I'm now trying to switch to
> launching an ubuntu-based AMI, and I'm running into problems.
>
> Ubuntu, as you might recall, doesn't allow you to log in directly as root.
>  Rather, you log in as user ubuntu, and then sudo to root.  This is
> causing problems when whirr tries to set up my data nodes.
>
> I've configured whirr to use "ubuntu" as the bootstrap user, which seems
> to work fine initially.  But after a short while in the installation
> process, it fails.  And when I go onto the data node machine to watch
> what's happening, I see that something (most likely whirr) is trying to
> login as root.  So I'm fairly certain that's what's causing the
> installation to fail.
>
> Is there a way around this issue?
>
> Thanks,
>
> DR
>
>

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