[CentOS-virt] Package lists for Cloud images

Tru Huynh tru at centos.org
Thu Oct 4 05:16:59 EDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 12:29:57AM +0100, Nux! wrote:
> On 03.10.2012 23:59, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > On 10/03/2012 05:29 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> >> As we get ready to start publishing Cloud Images ( or rather images
> >> consumable in various virt platforms, including public and private
> >> clouds ) - it would be great to have a baseline package manifest 
> >> worked
> >> out.
> >
> > and.. thoughts on Selinux ? Disable it ? Enable it ? Or should we 
> > just
> > leave it in Permissive mode, along with a bit of text on howto enable 
> > it
> > for people who want it ?
> I usually leave it enforcing; it depends really on what it's for, but 
> in recent years I found selinux to be less intrusive/problematic than it 
> used to be in early 5.x days.
I would leave it on too, iptables with ssh only.
> I think we should have at least one "official" version the way Red Hat 
> means it, with firewall and selinux on, root access, no 3rd parties.
> I for one am going to build such images anyway.. :)
root access or ec2-user access with sudo ?
or both?
I would disable ssh password login completely too.

my 2 cents


Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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