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rearming cloudbase

asked 2016-02-25 14:47:16 +0300

dniasoff gravatar image


If you rearm cloudbase by deleting the following registry key

HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cloudbase Solutions\Cloudbase-Init

Then when you next try to login after a reboot the retrieved password doesn't work.

Tried this on Windws 10.



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answered 2016-02-25 15:29:57 +0300

dniasoff gravatar image

Thanks a lot for the quick response.

There's two really useful tidbits of information there.

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Glad to be helpful! :)

alexpilotti gravatar imagealexpilotti ( 2016-02-25 17:13:16 +0300 )edit

answered 2016-02-25 15:00:29 +0300

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That's because a new password is generated as well, you need to do a "nova clear-password" before rebooting.

You can also selectively "re-arm" each plugin, by deleting not the entire key, but just some of the values in the key. This way you could leave the password plugin in place, as an example.

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