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Re: [libvirt] Exposing some unique features?



Hi, Quynh

Did you see the libvirt access control feature?
http://libvirt.org/auth.html
You mean current access control feature is not enough for your use.


Thanks
Atsushi SAKAI





"Nguyen Anh Quynh" <aquynh gmail com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Though libvirt tries very hard to hide the difference between
> hypervisors behind an abstraction layer, there are still differences
> that we might want to expose to the users. For example, QEMU has the
> monitor interface, which provides some unique functions. Users might
> want to have access to the monitor interface and send command to it
> (like "gdbserver" command?).
> 
> So how can we expose such information? We can have a new driver
> function, which return an opaque structure. The content of the
> structure is of course depends on the hypervisor type.
> 
> One problem is that this might be dangerous if users relies on the
> QEMU monitor to execute some functions that should be done under
> control.
> 
> Idea?
> 
> Thanks,
> Quynh
> 
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