[libvirt] Libvirt Auth

Marco Mornati mmornati at byte-code.com
Thu Mar 4 06:00:04 UTC 2010

> Don't mixup the internal of the IBM Power Hypervisor (phyp) driver and
> the libvirt remote transport mechanisms. The phyp driver uses libssh2
> internally and relies on the auth callback to let the user provide
> credentials. This in not in any way related to the libvirt remote
> transport mechanisms.
> As I said before, the auth callback you can pass to virConnectOpenAuth
> is not used for the libvirt SSH remote transport authentication. The
> same it true for the TCP transport, it uses SASL for authentication by
> default.

Ok thanks a lot. In fact I reached my goal just exchanging ssh key  
between my nodes.

It's so strange that nothing was previewed to provide password for the  
ssh connection :|


> Matthias

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