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Re: [Libvir] PATCH: 0/10: remote authentication support



On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 05:15:44PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> This the 3rd iteration of the remote authentication  / SASL patches
> previously provided here:
> 
>  v1: http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2007-October/msg00131.html
>  v2: http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2007-November/msg00005.html
> 
> This iteration has incorporate the feedback /bugs identified from
> previous iterations. It also adds in an API for a callback to collect
> credentials from the client applications, meaning username+password
> based authentication is now also supported alongside Kerberos/GSSAPI.
> I have also re-worked my previous PolicyKit patches:
> 
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2007-September/msg00168.html
> 
> To fit into the generic authentication RPC mechanisms I added for SASL.
> The resulting incremental patch for PolicyKit is much simpler, and
> integrates better with client applications.
> 
> Finally, I have exposed the authentication callback support to python
> and prototyped its use in virt-manager as a sanity check for the whole
> API style.

All the auth patches in this thread have now been committed with the
suggested fixes applied. I also added a page auth.html for the website
describing the various auth options for administrators.

Regards,
Dan.
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