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Re: [libvirt] PATCH: Misc changes to policykit policy file

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 10:37:27AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> After discussions with policykit maintainers I've come to the conclusion
> that it is better for security if we default to 'auth_admin_keep_sesion'
> instead of 'auth_self_keep_session'. ie prompt for the root password (ala
> 'su') instead of the user's password (ala 'sudo'). This is because having
> access to libvirtd gives you very significant power over the host machine.
> Secondly, newer versions of policykit have imposed a naming constraint on
> policy files, so when we install our policy it needs to be in a file called
> org.libvirt.unix.policy, instead of just libvirt.policy. So there's a change
> to the Makefile to support this.

  Okay, sounds fine, +1


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