[sle-beta] UUDI not tested - Wrong Hostname updated --cleanup

Vincent Moutoussamy vmoutoussamy at suse.com
Fri Apr 6 09:22:01 MDT 2018


By the way, I recently discovered the tool “clone-master-clean-up”:

> # zypper info clone-master-clean-up
> Loading repository data...
> Reading installed packages...
> Information for package clone-master-clean-up:
> ----------------------------------------------
> Repository     : SLE-Module-Server-Applications15-Pool
> Name           : clone-master-clean-up
> Version        : 1.2-2.6
> Arch           : noarch
> Vendor         : SUSE LLC <https://www.suse.com/>
> Support Level  : Level 3
> Installed Size : 12.4 KiB
> Installed      : No
> Status         : not installed
> Source package : clone-master-clean-up-1.2-2.6.src
> Summary        : Clean up a system for cloning preparation
> Description    :
>     Clean up a system for cloning preparation by cleaning up usage history and log files, etc.

And you can also find a bit of documentation at:

Please give this tool a try,

Vincent Moutoussamy
SUSE Beta Program and SDK Project Manager

> On 13 Mar 2018, at 07:28, Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk at suse.de> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, Waite, Dick (External) wrote:
>> Last word and then I shut up...
>> You can not update / write to a database / registry without any check that the caller is entitled to update / write that field. Even a Hostname check would be better that nothing. The  --cleanup option will be forgotten at some time by someone and then that lowly clone is going to update the SCC of a valuable Mother or maybe even a queen.
> Again: the hostname is completly useless for this case in most environments.
> Else: all other data used for registration got cloned by you and
> is identical on both machines. So any check we can do would tell
> us: this is the same machine as registered against SCC.
> If you clone a machine, you have to remove all host specific data.
> And this is not only the SCC registration stuff, this are also
> machine-id, dbus ID, ssh host key, maschine specific certificates, ...
> If you don't do that, bad thinks can happen, not only with registration.
>  Thorsten
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