[CentOS-devel] CERN pre-dojo meeting topic : build bots accounts for CBS

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Oct 24 13:56:20 UTC 2017


On 24/10/17 09:45, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> Here are some notes taken from the CERN pre-dojo meeting from last week :
> 
> <paste>
> Allow SIGs to have separate accounts for build bots
>  - separate user accounts from "bot" accounts for security reasons
>  - [proposal] have an email alias (not list) per sig for the bots, like
> sig-<bla>@centos.org pointing to the SIG's chair
>  - [proposal] SIG chair must request or approve email alias requests/
> ACO account creation sent to CentOS Board chairman
> </paste>
> 
> So, (as also discussed yesterday in the CBS meeting -
> https://www.centos.org/minutes/2017/October/centos-devel.2017-10-23-14.01.log.html)
> 
> The proposal would be to create a @centosproject.org (or @centos.org)
> email alias, that would go to SIG chair, and that would be used to
> create an account on https://accounts.centos.org
> While we can manually generate x509 cert with longer validity period, we
> discussed the fact that using centos-cert just takes 2 seconds every 6
> months, so SIG members who were present didn't find it a real issue.
> (email notifications go to SIG chair - and/or other members ? - in
> advance so easy to follow)
> 
> That's probably the workflow people use already anyway, while Brian
> confirmed that longer-term a proper credentials store would be on the
> roadmap, but soon.
> 
> 

I'd like to see a better write up of the use cases for these bot's


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