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Re: Smolt: firsboot revisited



On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 09:02 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 08:19 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 February 2007 08:03, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > Give me one reason why I should trust you more than anybody else.
> > 
> > Because the source to the application/server we're talking about is opensource 
> > and available for you to review and form your own conclusions.  Which you 
> > should do, instead of continually spreading FUD.
> 
> Yes, let's please put this thread to rest.  Any users/administrators
> have at least three junctures at which they can block smolt on their
> system, and can take advantage of any of them:
> 
> 1.  Don't install it; use a kickstart file that removes smolt from the
> installation, or make a custom repo without it.
> 2.  Disable the firstboot module by twiddling around with the bits in
> the %post section.
> 3.  When smolt asks you if you want to send any information, choose the
> default NO action.

4. Explicitly block access to the Smolt server on your firewall or
proxy.

Keith.

PS. Not that I'll be doing any of these, I think Smolt is a great idea.


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