Commit 41f3d54d authored by Michael Hanselmann's avatar Michael Hanselmann
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Update ganeti-rapi man page for new user option

Instead of duplicating what is already described in the full
documentation, a reference is added instead. Man pages can't use
constants or assertions, therefore it is easier for them to get out of
sync with the code.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
parent 5e12acfe
......@@ -34,28 +34,13 @@ in the same format as for the node and master daemon.
All query operations are allowed without authentication. Only the
Most query operations are allowed without authentication. Only the
modification operations require authentication, in the form of basic
The users and their rights are defined in the
``@LOCALSTATEDIR@/lib/ganeti/rapi/users`` file. The users
should be listed one per line, in the following format::
username password options
Currently the *options* field should equal the string ``write`` in
order to actually give write permission for the given users. Example::
rclient secret write
guest testpw
The first user (*rclient*) has read-write rights, whereas the second
user (*guest*) only has read (query) rights, and as such is no
different than not using authentication at all.
More details (including on how to use hashed passwords) can be found
in the Ganeti documentation.
``@LOCALSTATEDIR@/lib/ganeti/rapi/users`` file. Format of this file is
described in the Ganeti documentation (``rapi.html``).
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