Commit 743b53d4 authored by René Nussbaumer's avatar René Nussbaumer
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Make it possible to call utils.Daemonize with uid and gid to run as

Signed-off-by: default avatarRené Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
parent 0d150c50
......@@ -24,7 +24,9 @@
import asyncore
import asynchat
import grp
import os
import pwd
import signal
import logging
import sched
......@@ -38,6 +40,10 @@ from ganeti import constants
from ganeti import errors
class SchedulerBreakout(Exception):
"""Exception used to get out of the scheduler loop
......@@ -434,7 +440,8 @@ class Mainloop(object):
def GenericMain(daemon_name, optionparser, dirs, check_fn, exec_fn,
multithreaded=False, console_logging=False,
default_ssl_cert=None, default_ssl_key=None):
default_ssl_cert=None, default_ssl_key=None,
"""Shared main function for daemons.
@type daemon_name: string
......@@ -460,6 +467,10 @@ def GenericMain(daemon_name, optionparser, dirs, check_fn, exec_fn,
@param default_ssl_cert: Default SSL certificate path
@type default_ssl_key: string
@param default_ssl_key: Default SSL key path
@param user: Default user to run as
@type user: string
@param group: Default group to run as
@type group: string
optionparser.add_option("-f", "--foreground", dest="fork",
......@@ -529,8 +540,14 @@ def GenericMain(daemon_name, optionparser, dirs, check_fn, exec_fn,
if options.fork:
uid = pwd.getpwnam(user).pw_uid
gid = grp.getgrnam(group).gr_gid
except KeyError:
raise errors.ConfigurationError("User or group not existing on system:"
" %s:%s" % (user, group))
utils.Daemonize(constants.DAEMONS_LOGFILES[daemon_name], uid, gid)
......@@ -2192,7 +2192,7 @@ def Mlockall():
logging.debug("Memory lock set")
def Daemonize(logfile):
def Daemonize(logfile, run_uid, run_gid):
"""Daemonize the current process.
This detaches the current process from the controlling terminal and
......@@ -2200,6 +2200,10 @@ def Daemonize(logfile):
@type logfile: str
@param logfile: the logfile to which we should redirect stdout/stderr
@type run_uid: int
@param run_uid: Run the child under this uid
@type run_gid: int
@param run_gid: Run the child under this gid
@rtype: int
@return: the value zero
......@@ -2213,6 +2217,11 @@ def Daemonize(logfile):
pid = os.fork()
if (pid == 0): # The first child.
# FIXME: When removing again and moving to start-stop-daemon privilege drop
# make sure to check for config permission and bail out when invoked
# with wrong user.
# this might fail
pid = os.fork() # Fork a second child.
if (pid == 0): # The second child.
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