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Client library for OpenStack Keystone API

Project description

Python bindings to the OpenStack Keystone API
=============================================

This is a client for the OpenStack Keystone API. There's a Python API (the
``keystoneclient`` module), and a command-line script (``keystone``). The
Keystone 2.0 API is still a moving target, so this module will remain in
"Beta" status until the API is finalized and fully implemented.

Development takes place via the usual OpenStack processes as outlined in
the `OpenStack wiki`_. The master repository is on GitHub__.

__ http://wiki.openstack.org/HowToContribute
__ http://github.com/openstack/python-keystoneclient

This code a fork of `Rackspace's python-novaclient`__ which is in turn a fork of
`Jacobian's python-cloudservers`__. The python-keystoneclient is licensed under
the Apache License like the rest of OpenStack.

__ http://github.com/rackspace/python-novaclient
__ http://github.com/jacobian/python-cloudservers

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Python API
----------

By way of a quick-start::

# use v2.0 auth with http://example.com:5000/v2.0")
>>> from keystoneclient.v2_0 import client
>>> keystone = client.Client(username=USERNAME, password=PASSWORD, tenant_name=TENANT, auth_url=AUTH_URL)
>>> keystone.tenants.list()
>>> tenant = keystone.tenants.create(tenant_name="test", description="My new tenant!", enabled=True)
>>> tenant.delete()


Command-line API
----------------

Installing this package gets you a shell command, ``keystone``, that you
can use to interact with Keystone's Identity API.

You'll need to provide your OpenStack tenant, username and password. You can
do this with the ``--os-tenant-name``, ``--os-username`` and ``--os-password``
params, but it's easier to just set them as environment variables::

export OS_TENANT_NAME=project
export OS_USERNAME=user
export OS_PASSWORD=pass

You will also need to define the authentication url with ``--os-auth-url`` and the
version of the API with ``--os-identity-api-version``. Or set them as an environment
variables as well::

export OS_AUTH_URL=http://example.com:5000/v2.0
export OS_IDENTITY_API_VERSION=2.0

Alternatively, to authenticate to Keystone without a username/password,
such as when there are no users in the database yet, use the service
token and endpoint arguemnts. The service token is set in keystone.conf as
``admin_token``; set it with ``service_token``. Note: keep the service token
secret as it allows total access to Keystone's database. The admin endpoint is set
with ``--endpoint`` or ``SERVICE_ENDPOINT``::

export SERVICE_TOKEN=thequickbrownfox-jumpsover-thelazydog
export SERVICE_ENDPOINT=http://example.com:35357/v2.0

Since Keystone can return multiple regions in the Service Catalog, you
can specify the one you want with ``--region_name`` (or
``export OS_REGION_NAME``). It defaults to the first in the list returned.

You'll find complete documentation on the shell by running
``keystone help``::

usage: keystone [--os-username <auth-user-name>]
[--os-password <auth-password>]
[--os-tenant-name <auth-tenant-name>]
[--os-tenant-id <tenant-id>] [--os-auth-url <auth-url>]
[--os-region-name <region-name>]
[--os-identity-api-version <identity-api-version>]
[--token <service-token>] [--endpoint <service-endpoint>]
<subcommand> ...

Command-line interface to the OpenStack Identity API.

Positional arguments:
<subcommand>
catalog List service catalog, possibly filtered by service.
ec2-credentials-create
Create EC2-compatibile credentials for user per tenant
ec2-credentials-delete
Delete EC2-compatibile credentials
ec2-credentials-get
Display EC2-compatibile credentials
ec2-credentials-list
List EC2-compatibile credentials for a user
endpoint-create Create a new endpoint associated with a service
endpoint-delete Delete a service endpoint
endpoint-get Find endpoint filtered by a specific attribute or
service type
endpoint-list List configured service endpoints
role-create Create new role
role-delete Delete role
role-get Display role details
role-list List all available roles
service-create Add service to Service Catalog
service-delete Delete service from Service Catalog
service-get Display service from Service Catalog
service-list List all services in Service Catalog
tenant-create Create new tenant
tenant-delete Delete tenant
tenant-get Display tenant details
tenant-list List all tenants
tenant-update Update tenant name, description, enabled status
token-get Display the current user token
user-create Create new user
user-delete Delete user
user-list List users
user-password-update
Update user password
user-role-add Add role to user
user-role-remove Remove role from user
user-role-list List roles for user
user-update Update user's name, email, and enabled status
discover Discover Keystone servers and show authentication
protocols and
help Display help about this program or one of its
subcommands.

Optional arguments:
--os-username <auth-user-name>
Defaults to env[OS_USERNAME]
--os-password <auth-password>
Defaults to env[OS_PASSWORD]
--os-tenant-name <auth-tenant-name>
Defaults to env[OS_TENANT_NAME]
--os-tenant-id <tenant-id>
Defaults to env[OS_TENANT_ID]
--os-auth-url <auth-url>
Defaults to env[OS_AUTH_URL]
--os-region-name <region-name>
Defaults to env[OS_REGION_NAME]
--os-identity-api-version <identity-api-version>
Defaults to env[OS_IDENTITY_API_VERSION] or 2.0
--token <service-token>
Defaults to env[SERVICE_TOKEN]
--endpoint <service-endpoint>
Defaults to env[SERVICE_ENDPOINT]

See "keystone help COMMAND" for help on a specific command.

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