Changes between Version 26 and Version 27 of OperationalMonitoring/DatastorePolling


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Timestamp:
04/30/14 16:31:47 (7 years ago)
Author:
dwiggins@bbn.com
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more details about the tool certificate

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  • OperationalMonitoring/DatastorePolling

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    5757== Security ==
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    59 Access to the local datastore is restricted through the use of certificates enabling an SSL connection.  Anyone running a collector or testing to see if their datastore is responding properly to queries will need a tool certificate.  To get a tool certificate, follow [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GENIDeveloper/ToolCertificates these instructions].  We suggest using a key without a passphrase for convenience.  A passphrase-less key has a high enough level of security for our purposes.  For the tool name, use collector.
     59Access to the local datastore is restricted through the use of certificates enabling an SSL connection.  Anyone running a collector or testing to see if their datastore is responding properly to queries will need a tool certificate.  To get a tool certificate, follow [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GENIDeveloper/ToolCertificates these instructions].  We suggest using a key without a passphrase for convenience.  A passphrase-less key has a high enough level of security for our purposes.  For the tool name, use collector.  When you get your certificate, cat it with your private key to create a new file that has both parts.  The resulting file is what you will need to give to your collector to enable it to access a datastore.
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    6161When a new request comes in,  the following occurs: