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SetUserPasswordPlugin failed with error 'HTTP Error 403: Forbidden

asked 2017-05-16 10:41:15 +0300

Parth Gandhi gravatar image

Hi, One of our windows VM seems to be stuck with the subjected error message in the log.

2017-05-16 07:25:29.581 2624 ERROR cloudbaseinit.init [-] plugin 'SetUserPasswordPlugin' failed with error 'HTTP Error 403: Forbidden' 2017-05-16 07:25:29.582 2624 ERROR cloudbaseinit.init [-] HTTP Error 403: Forbidden

Everytime we restart the machine we get this error and the console gets stuck with the message starting VNC handshake. Here's the complete log.

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Hello. In OpenStack, the password can be set just once. Has the password been set before to the metadata? And is this the full cloudbase-init run log? Thank you, Adrian Vladu

avladu gravatar imageavladu ( 2017-05-16 14:43:21 +0300 )edit

Hi, We use a default password build in our images using answer file. Yes, the paste contains the complete run log.

Parth Gandhi gravatar imageParth Gandhi ( 2017-05-16 15:42:19 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-05-16 22:14:20 +0300

alexpilotti gravatar image

As by Nova API documentation, the service returns 202 in case of success or 409 when the password is already set. A 403 error leads towards a configuration issue on the Nova API side. Can you check your Nova API configuration (policy.json in particular) to ensure that posting passwords is allowed?

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