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Subject [jira] [Commented] (CLOUDSTACK-10333) Secure VM Live migration for KVM
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:07:00 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on CLOUDSTACK-10333:
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rafaelweingartner commented on a change in pull request #2505: CLOUDSTACK-10333: Secure Live
VM Migration for KVM
URL: https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2505#discussion_r178034614
 
 

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 File path: agent/src/com/cloud/agent/Agent.java
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 @@ -274,6 +279,19 @@ public void start() {
             }
         }
         _shell.updateConnectedHost();
+
+        // In case of software based restart, GC to remove old instances
+        _executor.submit(new Runnable() {
 
 Review comment:
   Got it. There is only one thing. We never now for sure that the GC has been executed. `System.gc`
only suggests for the JVM that the GC can be executed, but there is no guarantees. Anyways,
as long as the old objects are not used anymore we are safe to go.
   
   Would you mind extracting this block of code to a method and document it with this explanation?


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> Secure VM Live migration for KVM
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CLOUDSTACK-10333
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10333
>             Project: CloudStack
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: Public(Anyone can view this level - this is the default.) 
>            Reporter: Rohit Yadav
>            Assignee: Rohit Yadav
>            Priority: Major
>             Fix For: 4.12.0.0, 4.11.1.0
>
>
> With use of CA framework to secure hosts, the current mechanisms don't secure libvirtd
to use those certificates (used by agent to connect to mgmt server). This causes insecure
vm migration over tcp instead of tls. The aim is to use the same framework and certificates
to secure live VM migration. This could be coupled with securing of a host and renewal/provisioning
of certificates to host.
>  
> FS: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Secure+Live+VM+Migration+for+KVM



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