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C.5. SSH and Virsh
The director can access a host running libvirt through SSH and use virtual machines as nodes. The director uses virsh to control the power management of these nodes.
This option is available for testing and evaluation purposes only. It is not recommended for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform enterprise environments.
- Set this option to
- pm_user, pm_password
- The SSH username and contents of the SSH private key. The private key must be on one line with new lines replaced with escape characters (
\n). For example:
-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----\nMIIEogIBAAKCAQEA .... kk+WXt9Y=\n-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----Add the SSH public key to the libvirt server's
- The IP address of the virsh host.
- The server hosting libvirt requires an SSH key pair with the public key set as the
- Ensure the chosen
pm_userhas full access to the libvirt environment.