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Re: [et-mgmt-tools] [PATCH] virt-manager: network devices vs qemu:///session



On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 05:58:51PM +0200, Guido G?nther wrote:
> Hi,
> I might be completely of track here but isn't the logic virt-manger uses
> to determine the network devices one can add a bit bogus: 
> 
> Currently it's based on the uid of the user, shouldn't this be based on
> the connection type instead? Otherwise a user can't add multiple nics to
> qemu:///system he's otherwise authorized to change in every way.

Yes, that is one of the things that needs clearing up now you can securely
connect to qemu:///system and provision as non-root. Ideally we'd expose
much more of this in the hypervisor capabilities output, so you wouldn't
need to test  qemu:///session, but your patch is an improvement none the
less.

Daniel
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