nova-rootwrap

nova-rootwrap

Root wrapper for Nova

Author

openstack@lists.openstack.org

Copyright

OpenStack Foundation

Manual section

1

Manual group

cloud computing

Synopsis

nova-rootwrap [options]

Description

nova-rootwrap is an application that filters which commands nova is allowed to run as another user.

To use this, you should set the following in nova.conf:

rootwrap_config=/etc/nova/rootwrap.conf

You also need to let the nova user run nova-rootwrap as root in sudoers:

nova ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/nova-rootwrap /etc/nova/rootwrap.conf *

To make allowed commands node-specific, your packaging should only install {compute,network}.filters respectively on compute and network nodes, i.e. nova-api nodes should not have any of those files installed.

Note

nova-rootwrap is being slowly deprecated and replaced by oslo.privsep, and will eventually be removed.

Options

General options

Files

  • /etc/nova/nova.conf

  • /etc/nova/rootwrap.conf

  • /etc/nova/rootwrap.d/

See Also

Bugs

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