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PKI Improvemnets


Move to standard PKI PKCS#12 instead of proprietary Java Key Store, separate between engine as client key usage and engine as server key usage.


  • Name: Alon Bar-Lev (Alonbl)

Current status

  • merged into master.

Detailed Description

PKCS#12 format is standard and easier to manipulate via standard tools (openssl, python).

engine as server key usage was separated to support 3rd party certificates for portal usage.

Benefit to oVirt

PKCS#12 - easier to maintain ovirt.

key usage separation - enhance security and allow flexibility for integrators.

vdsm-reg master.

Documentation / External references

Author: –Alon Bar-Lev (Alonbl) 02:24, 1 July 2014 (GMT)