Rumm: a tasty tool for hackers and pirates
Rumm is a command line interface and API to rackspace. You can use it to easily build and manage infrastructure for great good.
Authenticate with rackspace using your cloud credentials as follows:
rumm login username: joe password: **** Default Region (Enter for ord): logged in as joe, credentials written to ~/.rummrc
(Note: The authentication will fail unless you have generated and bound an API Key to your account: https://mycloud.rackspace.com/account#settings).
Now we can see the list of servers we have available:
$ rumm show servers you don't have any servers, but you can create one by running: rumm create server
Create the server:
rumm create server created server divine-reef id: 52415800-8b69-11e0-9b19-734f565bc83b, hostId: e4d909c290d0fb1ca068ffaddf22cbd0, ip: 220.127.116.11, image: CentOS 5.2
For further help, including a full listing of commands, type:
To access servers outside of your default region, you can prefix your rumm command with
For example to list servers in IAD you would execute the following:
REGION=iad rumm show servers
See the official rumm website for more information, including documentation.