[libvirt] [PATCH v3] polkit: Allow password-less access for 'libvirt' group
crobinso at redhat.com
Mon May 4 17:01:31 UTC 2015
On 04/30/2015 09:14 AM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Many users, who admin their own machines, want to be able to access
> system libvirtd via tools like virt-manager without having to enter
> a root password. Just google 'virt-manager without password' and
> you'll find many hits. I've read at least 5 blog posts over the years
> describing slightly different ways of achieving this goal.
> Let's finally add official support for this.
> Install a polkit-1 rules file granting password-less auth for any user
> in the new 'libvirt' group. Create the group on RPM install
> Back to group=libvirt to match what debian and suse are using
> Patch is unchanged otherwise. So unless there's objects all carry
> over the previous ACK from danpb and push after the release is out
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