sudo rules for cdf deployment

Idea ID 1765138

sudo rules for cdf deployment


We use ITOM_Suite_Foundation_2019.02.00111

I would like to test the suite installation. Currently I try to setup a 3-node master cluster. After the first master node installation I go to the web interface (https://<host>:3000) and follow the suite install steps.

At some point you can add additional master nodes to the cluster: (step 😎

Or you can do the same afterwards:

Here you have to enter credentials for the node you want to add. This way of deployment method is highly insecure, the sudo rules necessary (without password) don't make this better.

Anything that can be modified as a user and is executed as root is not secure. In our environment we split this in a way that linux administrators will give sudo rights and place all the necessary files on the right place for us.
What I would like to see is that the files are already placed by an linux administrator on the node you want to add. So that I, as a user with sudo right, can execute a command locally through ssh to add the node to the cluster.


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