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Re: [Libvir] Re: [PATCH 1/2] virDomainMigrate implementation (Xen only, no remote, no qemu, no virsh)

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
Anthony Liguori wrote:
For instance, let's say at a university they use an ldap directory to authenticate users and they decide to implement a migration handler that uses that for authentication. They may name this "uni://" and it'll just work. How would they get at this in libvirt without exposing URIs directly?

My latest proposal[1] has a transport parameter (a string) which covers this, in as much as it would allow you to construct URIs which are:


SSH requires:

ssh://[user ]hostname[:port]

So that wouldn't work :-(


Anthony Liguori

Anything more complex than this simple pattern would not work.

I think there will always be a conflict within libvirt between allowing the full features of every hypervisor to be expressed, and allowing simple programs to be written which are hypervisor independent.


[1] https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2007-July/msg00227.html

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