Comment 7 for bug 1236883

Abel Lopez (al592b) wrote :

There are two cases where having the root pass would be helpful.
1. You've misconfigured your network in someway (sshd died?) and need to get in via VNC console
2. You've fubar'd your sudoers file and can no longer sudo

I'd imagine being able to use "nova get-password" to get this, which requires the ssh key for encrypting