[openstack-dev] Unified Guest Agent proposal

Lars Kellogg-Stedman lars at redhat.com
Mon Dec 16 16:18:55 UTC 2013

On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 11:32:01AM -0800, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> I hadn't thought about that use case, but that does sound like it
> would be a problem.

That, at least, is not much of a problem, because you can block access
to the metadata via a blackhole route or similar after you complete
your initial configuration:

  ip route add blackhole 

This prevents access to the metadata unless someone already has root
access on the instance.

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