[PATCH] man: virt-admin: Remove misleading paragraph about unix socket permissions

Peter Krempa pkrempa at redhat.com
Thu Jan 20 17:21:02 UTC 2022

The socket permissions are controlled by 'unix_sock_admin_perms', but
regardless the code requires that 'geteuid() != clientuid' to allow
clients thus it doesn't make sense to make users aware of it.

Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa at redhat.com>
 docs/manpages/virt-admin.rst | 6 +-----
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/manpages/virt-admin.rst b/docs/manpages/virt-admin.rst
index 940a38bfce..fff65cf9a7 100644
--- a/docs/manpages/virt-admin.rst
+++ b/docs/manpages/virt-admin.rst
@@ -91,11 +91,7 @@ NOTES

 Running ``virt-admin`` requires root privileges due to the
-communications channels used to talk to the daemon. Consider changing the
-*unix_sock_group* ownership setting to grant access to specific set of users
-or modifying *unix_sock_rw_perms* permissions. Daemon configuration file
-provides more information about setting permissions.
+communications channels used to talk to the daemon.


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