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Re: [libvirt-users] Accessing libvirtd from multiple agents



On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 10:08:31PM +0200, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> On 11.04.2013 19:47, arvind viswanathan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if multiple remote agents can access the same libvirtd.
> > How do we prevent conflicting commands from the different agents. Can
> > different access permission be set for the agents? (The documentation
> > usually goes over the case where one agent can access multiple libvirtd
> > and not this case)
> > Thanks
> > Arvind
> > 
> 
> Currently, there is no way to assign several permission bits to
> different users. The only division we have is RO vs RW connection. In RO
> connection users can just gather info about domains/networks/etc. while
> in RW they can do anything. However, the ACLs have been requested
> several times and they are being worked on. But it's a huge amount of
> work so I don't really know the exact date when they're released. In
> fact, it's Dan Berrange who's working on it so he has some more details.

I hope to have some work proposed for merge in this release cycle,
though it wouldn't neccessarily be accepted in time.


Daniel
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