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[OLVM] Understanding How "libvirtd" Authenticates with Oracle Linux 7 KVM Host by using Cyrus SASL Library (Doc ID 2650895.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

This note is to illustrate how libvirtd running on an Oracle Linux 7 KVM host managed by Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager authenticates access requests from clients by interacting with Cyrus SASL library. 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 What is SASL and how it works
 libvirt server authentication configuration
 Client SASL configuration
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