[libvirt PATCH v2 02/10] util: introduce concept of a system token into identities

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Fri May 7 17:41:18 UTC 2021

On 5/7/21 11:24 AM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> We want a way to distinguish between calls from a libvirt daemon, and a
> regular client application when both are running as the same user
> account. This is not possible with the current set of attributes
> recorded against an identity, as there is nothing that is common to all
> of the modular libvirt daemons, while distinct to all other processes.
> We thus introduce the idea of a system token, which is simply a random
> hex string that is only known by the libvirt daemons, to be recored


> against the system identity.
> Reviewed-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange at redhat.com>
> ---
Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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