#1503 Document the IPC between different SSSD processes
Closed: Fixed None Opened 7 years ago by jhrozek.

This requirement came as a part of security audit of the SSSD. It is important (not only) for the auditors to understand how the processes that the SSSD consists of communicate.

We should create a wiki page that describes:
- the SBUS mechanism and how do we verify the identity of the process (client registration, client IDs etc)
- that there is a difference between the private and public pipes (pam vs. nss)

We should also make sure the corresponding code is well documented so that the auditors can cross-reference the code with the document.


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milestone: NEEDS_TRIAGE => SSSD 1.9.1
rhbz: => 0

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milestone: SSSD 1.9.1 => SSSD 1.9.2

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milestone: SSSD 1.9.2 => SSSD 1.9.3

Not critical for 1.9.3

design: =>
design_review: => 0
fedora_test_page: =>
milestone: SSSD 1.9.3 => SSSD 1.9.4

Dropping the investigation/documentation tasks to trivial. These can be deferred if needed.

priority: major => trivial

Moving the docs task to 1.9.5

milestone: SSSD 1.9.4 => SSSD 1.9.5

I started the page here: https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/DesignDocs/IPC

owner: somebody => jhrozek
status: new => assigned

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milestone: SSSD 1.9.5 => SSSD 1.10.0
review: => 0
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milestone: SSSD 1.10.0 => SSSD 1.10.1

Moving tickets that didn't make 1.10.1 to the 1.10.2 bucket.

Moving tickets that didn't make 1.10.1 to 1.10.2

milestone: SSSD 1.10.1 => SSSD 1.10.2

The 1.11 tasks took precedence. We're going to finish the document during the 1.11.2 stabilization.

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milestone: SSSD 1.10.2 => SSSD 1.11.2

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milestone: SSSD 1.11.2 => SSSD 1.12 beta

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priority: trivial => blocker

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milestone: SSSD 1.12 beta => SSSD 1.12 beta 2

There is a separate page:
https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/DesignDocs/IPC

and also the info was added to our design document:
https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/InternalsDocs?action=diff&version=65&old_version=58

resolution: => fixed
status: assigned => closed

Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue assigned to jhrozek
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 1.12 beta 2

3 years ago

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