[Users] Ubuntu & Debian guest agent
masayag at redhat.com
Thu Dec 19 12:26:12 UTC 2013
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sven Kieske" <S.Kieske at mittwald.de>
> To: users at ovirt.org
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:16:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [Users] Ubuntu & Debian guest agent
> i was able to resolve some of my questions already
> with the help of Vinzenz Feenstra in ovirt IRC
> (Thanks again).
> I'm somewhat impressed, the agent reports
> IPv4 addresses and even multiple ipv6 addresses
> from the vm.
Have you seen this feature page  ? It is already implemented
and part of ovirt-engine since 3.2.
> But I have some additional question:
> There is a huge dependency tree,
> resulting in the download of the following
> packages on Ubuntu 12.04.3:
> fontconfig fontconfig-config hicolor-icon-theme libatk1.0-0
> libatk1.0-data libavahi-client3
> libavahi-common-data libavahi-common3 libcairo2 libcups2 libdatrie1
> libfontconfig1 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0
> libgdk-pixbuf2.0-common libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-common
> libjasper1 libjpeg-turbo8 libjpeg8
> libnl1 libpango1.0-0 libpixman-1-0 libthai-data libthai0 libtiff4
> libuser1 libxcb-render0 libxcb-shm0
> libxcomposite1 libxcursor1 libxdamage1 libxfixes3 libxft2 libxi6
> libxinerama1 libxrandr2 libxrender1
> python-ethtool shared-mime-info ttf-dejavu-core usermode
> I investigated a little and it seems that most of this stuff
> (graphic libs) gets pulled in by the package "usermode"
> which is a graphical tool for end users for manipulating
> passwords etc.
> I can understand that this tool might be needed for SSO
> and okay for desktop users.
> But I want to ask if it can't be substituted through sudo
> or similar commandline tools for the purpose of installing
> the agent on a server.
> from a security perspective you don't want files like libjpeg
> on your server if you don't need them.
> I don't know how/why exactly usermode is used/needed so
> maybe this can be changed?
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Regards
> Sven Kieske
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