Cloud / API Users¶
This is the list of all OpenStack users present in Keystone.
This list includes service users too, unless API users are hidden by using the
Hide projects and API users
option in the OpenStack settings / Default tab.
In order to create a new API user, you need to click on the “+” sign in the bottom right corner of the API users page
The api user can be created either in the admin project, or it can be associated to an existing client (which must have an OpenStack project).
Once the API user is added, anyone having it’s username, password and project ID will be able to access OpenStack directly.
In order to edit an API user you need to click on the
edit button (pen icon). When editing an API user, you will be
able to change it’s name, password and description:
In order to download the RC file, you need to click on the
Get RC file button (download icon). A new dialog will open
where you will have to choose for which region do you want to download the RC file.
The RC file does not contain the API user’s password. The password will be requested when you will source the RC file.
In order to delete the API user you need to click on the
Delete button (trash bin icon).