On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 16:36 -0700, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote:
> Al Chu writes:
> >> Can you please add the best SOL default config to the template?
> > This is my point. If you guys aren't interested in maintaining bmc-
> > autoconfig along w/ bmc-config, and I don't want to maintain it, and (it
> > seems) no one uses it, then we should get rid of it!! :-)
> I am not asking you to maintain it. I only requested you to add SOL
> settings, because you wrote the SOL. No worries we will take care of it.
Thanks. I can do it as well. The overall point is that it seemed no
one was maintaining it.
> >> It configures with PLAIN-TEXT passwords which is supported on all
> >> systems. I would consider cipher settings as advanced and recommend
> >> bmc-config instead.
> > That's my point A.B. Cipher settings are advanced and necessary for
> > SOL. Most users wouldn't want to touch them. So bmc-autoconfig should
> > handle it. Why would you leave it to bmc-config?
> bmc-autoconfig's goal was to do basic known default settings to get a
> system fully functional. Once the user is confident that IPMI is
> accessible and basic commands work, he/she can fiddle more on top of
> it. If SOL setting is so advanced, I would rather skip SOL all
> together for bmc-autoconfig. Alternatively I don't see setting cipher
> algorithm to NONE as that advanced. I will see what I can do.
I don't quite think you understand. If you set 'Unused' for every
cipher suite algorithm, SOL won't work.
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