I have a Vagrant box where I want to SSH in as the standard
vagrant user for the initial provision and deployment, but I want to use my own alternate custom user account for my dev work.
I want to use
vagrant for the initial deploy as that is the standard user for many vagrant machine images. Adding my own user into the image would be a pain, and would prevent me from being able to use a standard Vagrant image.
I want to add my custom
deploy user during provisioning, and use that for my dev work, because that is the account my staging and production servers use. Having this user account present for dev work will allow me to be more consistent with our real environments.
Unfortunately, that was a bit more challenging to do than I would have anticipated, and I could not find an option in the Vagrant docs that would allow me to use two different users for
vagrant up and
Vagrantfile and add this conditional in the
VAGRANT_COMMAND = ARGV Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| if VAGRANT_COMMAND == "ssh" config.ssh.username = 'other_username' end ... end
Perfect. Now my
deploy in my case) will only be used if the
ssh argument is passed to