Re: Limit a particular pvfs2 client's access to data
rross at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Dec 8 13:44:48 EST 2005
Murali Vilayannur wrote:
>> I agree with you that this stuff tends to be applied at different
>> places. I'm not sure that we intended the existing security options to
>> be global -- we didn't really discuss it. I think both of these things
>> are really intended to be per file system, even if we don't really
>> support that level of granularity yet.
> Yup. I agree with you that they are meant to be per-file-system. I just
> could not figure out a clean way to get to the f.s stuff from the BMI
> layer. So it turned out to be a global option. :(
>> We've got a working system for dealing with TCP connections, and I think
>> we should just stick with that mechanism.
> Could you elaborate on this one? I dont think I understand that layer
> completely yet.
I just meant that we have something that works. Sam suggests some
changes in subsequent email...
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