[neutron][nova][large scale SIG] Rootwrap daemon and privsep

Arnaud Morin arnaud.morin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 15:56:33 UTC 2019

Adding [large scale SIG], sorry!

Arnaud Morin

On 29.11.19 - 15:53, Arnaud Morin wrote:
> Hey,
> If I believe both the nova and neutron documentation:
> https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/configuration/config.html#DEFAULT.use_rootwrap_daemon
> https://docs.openstack.org/neutron/latest/configuration/neutron.html#agent.root_helper_daemon
> At scale, we are supposed to enable the rootwrap-daemon option.
> I have issues enabling that, but before going further on my issue, I'd
> like to understand the difference with privsep daemon.
> Is privsep a new daemon which is supposed to replace the rootwrap one?
> Is privsep being launch after rootwrap?
> IS privsep enabled by default, so I should not care about rootwrap at
> all?
> I'd like to understand more about that.
> Everything I try to find on popular search engine seems outdated, so if
> someone could give me a hand on finding the good page to understand that,
> I'l love it :p
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Arnaud Morin

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