[Ovirt-devel] Re: The node now passes in the mac address and iface names during identify.

Darryl L. Pierce dpierce at redhat.com
Tue Sep 23 16:16:20 UTC 2008

+++ Perry N. Myers [23/09/08 12:10 -0400]:
> Agreed.  Furthermore, we really should be using messaging for all of 
> this.  The only thing that -can't- use messaging will be the retrieval of 
> the keytab if that is allowed in your environment.  (Since the keytab 
> will be necessary for enabling secure messaging whenever that becomes 
> available)
> But once messaging is in, we should have a call that the Node can send 
> the Server to ask for its configuration information and the response 
> should be something that a Node based program/script can parse to create 
> an augtool file that we then execute augtool on.
> Since this doesn't make it any worse (i.e. we've always downloaded 
> augtool files via wget up until now) I say we let this in as it will 
> enable us to develop the UI for multiple NICs.  Once messaging is 
> integrated we switch to using that as the transport for these queries as 
> well as switching to not sending a whole augtool file over the messaging 
> protocol.

That sounds reasonable to me.

Darryl L. Pierce <dpierce at redhat.com> : GPG KEYID: 6C4E7F1B
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