[Gluster-infra] Slave23 compromised

Michael Scherer mscherer at redhat.com
Fri Mar 6 15:34:16 UTC 2015

Le vendredi 06 mars 2015 à 10:31 -0500, John Mark Walker a écrit :
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Le vendredi 06 mars 2015 à 10:25 -0500, John Mark Walker a écrit :
> > > Ugh. Who setup this VM?
> > 
> > It was likely justin, but I was the one who touched it last, as it was
> > broken.
> > 
> > I might have changed root password to be easy to remember while on
> > rescue mode or something like this, and likely forgot about it, which
> > would explain.
> > 
> > So I guess my fault.
> Sorry - I regret asking. Blaming folks isn't going to help. I just want to make sure we don't allow root password logins. 
> In your opinion, does it make sense to shut down root logins altogether and just make users "sudo"? Or allow root logins with the SSH key? I have no idea - especially for these VMs that are probably only going to have one user.

I started a discussion on the topic 2 days ago on how we want to have
people access servers.

But in the mean time, I will make root by ssh keys only on all salt
managed server ( and have the other in the pool to have a consistant
policy ). I do that every time and since that's handled by cfgmgmt on
most of my servers, I didn't even think about it.

Michael Scherer
Open Source and Standards, Sysadmin
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