The EC2 endpoint should be HTTPS by default

Bug #584497 reported by Jamu Kakar on 2010-05-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
Landscape Server
Jamu Kakar
eucalyptus (Ubuntu)
Dustin Kirkland 

Bug Description

The default Eucalyptus installation uses an insecure EC2 API
endpoint. It would be better if the endpoint used HTTPS by default.
The lack of a secure endpoint cause problems for users trying to
register their clouds with Landscape, for example. There's a
workaround described here:

Jamu Kakar (jkakar) on 2010-05-23
Changed in landscape:
milestone: none → 1.6.0
Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Dustin Kirkland (kirkland)
Changed in landscape:
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Jamu Kakar (jkakar)
status: New → Confirmed
C de-Avillez (hggdh2) on 2010-05-24
Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Jamu Kakar (jkakar) wrote :

Just to check in, has there been any progress on this issue?

Dustin Kirkland  (kirkland) wrote :


What are the chances we can change the EC2 endpoint to be https? What about the rest as well?

Dave Walker (davewalker) wrote :

Re-setting importance to Medium, as there is currently a valid work around. However it is still important.

Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Medium

Dan/Dmitrii *says* that we should be able to talk SSL to these servers
and they should auto detect/auto negotiate encryption or

Can you try this, Dave, and note here the effect?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package eucalyptus - 2.0~bzr1230-0ubuntu1

eucalyptus (2.0~bzr1230-0ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * New upstream merge, r1230 - bug fixes:
    - (LP: #617127, #611769, #617032, #613033, #613033, #584497)
  * debian/patches/18-priv_security.patch: Added * scripts to
    the wrappers.conf whitelist. (LP: #615646)
  * debian/patches/15-fix-default-ramdisk.patch: Dropped, fixed applied upstream.
 -- Dave Walker (Daviey) <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:25:25 +0100

Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in eucalyptus:
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in landscape:
milestone: 1.6.0 → 10.11
Changed in landscape:
milestone: 10.11 → 10.12
Jamu Kakar (jkakar) on 2010-11-22
Changed in landscape:
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
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