Using the Metadata API
This documentation is for SmartDataCenter 6 and does not apply to SmartDataCenter 7 or Triton.
For current documentation, please see docs.joyent.com/private-cloud.
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The Metadata API is used to transfer data from SmartDataCenter to a SmartMachine or Virtual Machine. Joyent-supplied images use the metadata to transfer the SSH keys stored in the Customers API to the customer's machine, setting and generating passwords, and executing a custom user script.
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