Fedora Infrastructure IRC Meeting Log from 2007-07-26

Jeffrey C. Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Sat Jul 28 02:34:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 18:15 -0700, David Lutterkort wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 16:01 -0500, Jeffrey C. Ollie wrote:
> > [15:30] mmcgrath: the problem is opening up access but still keeping some of the passwords/keys secure.
> > [15:30] mmcgrath: like the web guys don't need access to the buildserver keys.
> > [15:30] mmcgrath: and the build guys don't need the fedoraproject.org ssl key.
> > [15:30] mmcgrath: that sort of thing
> Not sure if you guys know that or not (or if that applies to what you
> guys discussed): puppet lets you define filserver modules that are per
> node by putting something like
>         [private]
>         path /some/path/%h
>         allow allow
> in your fileserver.conf [1] for sensitive per-node data.

The problem isn't client-side - the problem is giving people limited
access to modify the puppet manifests and the puppet file server.  I
haven't yet thought of a good way to do that - we may just need to take
a "trust but verify" style approach.  That however might mean that we
can't open up access as widely as we'd like.


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