[Osiris-devel]storing root certificates
brian at shmoo.com
Fri Aug 9 11:25:59 EDT 2002
Done and checked in. Right now, default prefix is /usr/local for the
CLI, but we can easily change this to look in /etc as well when the
install functionality is developed.
> I'd probably just plan on having an /etc/osiris directory, which will
> invariably become /usr/local/etc/osiris or whatever is distro
> specific. You'll eventually have more than a root cert. Then do the
> usual discovery dance, picking up the cert from ~/.osiris first and
> trying /etc/osiris after that.
> On Thursday, August 8, 2002, at 01:16 PM, Brian Wotring wrote:
>> I have a question regarding osiris management applications ( CLI, or
>> GUI ) and how/where they store the root cert used to authenticate
>> communications to the management host. The default is
>> /usr/local/osiris, but that doesn't work well in the case where the
>> user doesn't have the ability or want to create that directory.
>> Other solutions include storing the root cert in the current
>> directory, the user's home directory, or creating a ".osiris"
>> directory in user's $HOME and putting the cert in there. I like the
>> latter the best for reasons of convention, and safety. The problem,
>> though, is that when multiple users make use of the application it
>> makes more sense to have it in a single location rather than in home
>> It's a small problem, I know.
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