#include fails silently.

Bug #1734939 reported by Scott Moser
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
James Falcon
cloud-init (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Cloud-init can fail to download a url in '#include' for reasons such
as bug 1734167 but not represent that failure anywhere.

$ curl --silent https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva
cat /proc/uptime | tee /run/user-script-uptime

$ lxc launch ubuntu-daily:bionic b4 "--config=user.user-data=#include https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva"

$ sleep 20
$ lxc exec b4 grep WARN /var/log/cloud-init.log
2017-11-28 16:49:12,251 - user_data.py[WARNING]: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='hastebin.com', port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /raw/coladicuva (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.VerifiedHTTPSConnection object at 0x7f20736a4e80>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno -3] Temporary failure in name resolution',)) for url: https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva

$ lxc exec b4 cat /run/cloud-init/result.json
 "v1": {
  "datasource": "DataSourceNoCloud [seed=/var/lib/cloud/seed/nocloud-net][dsmode=net]",
  "errors": []

Related bugs:
 * bug 1734167: DNS doesn't work in no-cloud as launched by ubuntu

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: cloud-init 17.1-41-g76243487-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CloudName: NoCloud
Date: Tue Nov 28 16:38:49 2017
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: cloud-init
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
cloud-init-log-warnings: 2017-11-28 16:37:17,380 - user_data.py[WARNING]: HTTPConnectionPool(host='smoser.brickies.net', port=80): Max retries exceeded with url: /ubuntu/nocloud/user-data (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.HTTPConnection object at 0x7f66a4f01f28>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno -3] Temporary failure in name resolution',)) for url: http://smoser.brickies.net/ubuntu/nocloud/user-data
user_data.txt: #include http://smoser.brickies.net/ubuntu/nocloud/user-data

Revision history for this message
Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :
Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in cloud-init:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Scott Moser (smoser)
description: updated
James Falcon (falcojr)
Changed in cloud-init:
assignee: nobody → James Falcon (falcojr)
James Falcon (falcojr)
Changed in cloud-init:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
James Falcon (falcojr) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package cloud-init - 20.2-94-g3d06abc2-0ubuntu1

cloud-init (20.2-94-g3d06abc2-0ubuntu1) groovy; urgency=medium

  * New upstream snapshot.
    - cc_mounts: handle missing fstab (#484) (LP: #1886531)
    - LXD cloud_tests: support more lxd image formats (#482) [Paride Legovini]
    - Add update_etc_hosts as default module on *BSD (#479) [Adam Dobrawy]
    - cloudinit: fix tip-pylint failures and bump pinned pylint version (#478)
    - Added BirknerAlex as contributor and sorted the file (#477)
      [Alexander Birkner]
    - Update list of types of modules in cli.rst [saurabhvartak1982]
    - tests: use markers to configure disable_subp_usage (#473)
    - Add mention of vendor-data to no-cloud format documentation (#470)
      [Landon Kirk]
    - Fix broken link to OpenStack metadata service docs (#467)
      [Matt Riedemann]
    - Disable ec2 mirror for non aws instances (#390)
      [lucasmoura] (LP: #1456277)
    - cloud_tests: don't pass --python-version to read-dependencies (#465)
    - networking: refactor is_physical from cloudinit.net (#457) (LP: #1884619)
    - Enable use of the caplog fixture in pytest tests, and add a
      cc_final_message test using it (#461)
    - RbxCloud: Add support for FreeBSD (#464) [Adam Dobrawy]
    - Add schema for cc_chef module (#375) [lucasmoura] (LP: #1858888)
    - test_util: add (partial) testing for util.mount_cb (#463)
    - .travis.yml: revert to installing ubuntu-dev-tools (#460)
    - HACKING.rst: add details of net refactor tracking (#456)
    - .travis.yml: rationalise installation of dependencies in host (#449)
    - Add dermotbradley as contributor. (#458) [dermotbradley]
    - net/networking: remove unused functions/methods (#453)
    - distros.networking: initial implementation of layout (#391)
    - cloud-init.service.tmpl: use "rhel" instead of "redhat" (#452)
    - Change from redhat to rhel in systemd generator tmpl (#450)
      [Eduardo Otubo]
    - Hetzner: support reading user-data that is base64 encoded. (#448)
      [Scott Moser] (LP: #1884071)
    - HACKING.rst: add strpath gotcha to testing gotchas section (#446)
    - cc_final_message: don't create directories when writing boot-finished
      (#445) (LP: #1883903)
    - .travis.yml: only store new schroot if something has changed (#440)
    - util: add ensure_dir_exists parameter to write_file (#443)
    - printing the error stream of the dhclient process before killing it
      (#369) [Moustafa Moustafa]
    - Fix link to the MAAS documentation (#442)
      [Paride Legovini] (LP: #1883666)
    - RPM build: disable the dynamic mirror URLs when using a proxy (#437)
      [Paride Legovini]
    - util: rename write_file's copy_mode parameter to preserve_mode (#439)
    - .travis.yml: use $TRAVIS_BUILD_DIR for lxd_image caching (#438)
    - cli.rst: alphabetise devel subcommands and add net-convert to list (#430)
    - Default to UTF-8 in /var/log/cloud-init.log (#427) [James Falcon]
    - travis: cache the chroot we use for package builds (#429)
    - test: fix all flake8 E126 errors (#425) [Joshua Powers]
    - Fixes KeyError for bridge with no "parameters:" setting (#423)
      [Brian ...


Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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James Falcon (falcojr) wrote : Fixed in cloud-init version 20.3.

This bug is believed to be fixed in cloud-init in version 20.3. If this is still a problem for you, please make a comment and set the state back to New

Thank you.

Changed in cloud-init:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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