[libvirt] how to get started with libvirt & central access control

Hugh O. Brock hbrock at redhat.com
Mon Dec 8 14:20:30 UTC 2008

On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 10:40:14AM -0500, Juan Miscaro wrote:
> Quite new to libvirt (and kvm).  I played with a few vm's with
> libvirt/kvm and vnc/virsh/virt-manager.  I would now like to implement
> access control for my vm's (of any format: xen, kvm, etc) to a remote
> backend (mysql/ldap/other).  Where does one begin?  I would later want
> to do the same but in the context of a cluster of hosts (each running
> multiple vm's).  Thanks in advance for any advice.
> /juan

Hi Juan. You might have a look at oVirt (http://ovirt.org), our
virtualization management project. Although it doesn't work with Xen
yet, it does use FreeIPA and LDAP for access control.

Good luck,

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