Cloud-init status 01/26/2021

Hello cloud-init

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and
highlights for any interesting subjects from cloud-init upstream. If
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Canonical published a security related hotfix release (20.4.1) which reverts
support for non-default AuthorizedKeysFile SSH config (LP: #1911680).
We notified downstream partners of this release and published to
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy), 20.04 (Focal), 18.04 (Bionic) and
16.04 (Xenial) releases.


  • Remove ‘remove-raise-on-failure’ calls from integration_tests (#788)
  • Use more cloud defaults in integration tests (#757)
  • Adding self to cla signers (#776) [Andrew Bogott]
  • doc: avoid two warnings (#781) [Dan Kenigsberg]
  • Use proper spelling for Red Hat (#778) [Dan Kenigsberg]
  • Add antonyc to .github-cla-signers (#747) [Anton Chaporgin]
  • integration_tests: log image serial if available (#772)
  • Revert “ssh_util: handle non-default AuthorizedKeysFile config (#586)”
  • [VMware] Support cloudinit raw data feature (#691) [xiaofengw-vmware]
  • net: Fix static routes to host in eni renderer (#668) [Pavel Abalikhin]
  • .travis.yml: don’t run cloud_tests in CI (#756)
  • test_upgrade: add some missing commas (#769)
  • cc_seed_random: update documentation and fix integration test (#771)
    (LP: #1911227)
  • Fix test gh-632 test to only run on NoCloud (#770) (LP: #1911230)


  • Set service account email for gce instance
  • Remove raise_on_failure from wait calls
  • azure: add hirsute to UBUNTU_RELEASE (GH: #90)
  • [squash] call subp correctly
  • [squash] Comments. Updating GCE to shell out and adding
  • Get defaults from CLI for GCE and OCI if not provided

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