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Re: Advice about GuixSD on Serveraptor?

From: ng0
Subject: Re: Advice about GuixSD on Serveraptor?
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:34:47 +0000

Chris Marusich transcribed 2.4K bytes:
> ng0 <address@hidden> writes:
> > If IN-Berlin uses (or needs) nothing special for the consoleserver to
> > make use of the virtual servers within IN-Berlin infrastructure, I think
> > it would be best if we (as Guix) could provide an extended bare image
> > for servers which would include ssh-daemon on default port with password
> > login enabled, where the password is not empty. That's a workaround I
> > can imagine to be generic enough for all use cases.
> > For the one of IN-Berlin and maybe similar hosters who use ssh pubkeys,
> > it would be great to document for them how to recreate this image in
> > easy steps and insert the clients ssh pubkey for the root account (or an
> > named user) on the system.
> >
> > What do you think about this?
> Instead of providing a pre-built image of a specific system with
> pre-built credentials, wouldn't it be better to add a feature that, in
> the spirit of a command like 'guix disk-image', builds an entire system
> that can then be imported as-is into IN-Berlin?
> In general, such a feature would be useful.  One can imagine leveraging
> a feature like this to import custom GuixSD systems into various hosting
> services - Amazon EC2, Rackspace, wherever.  Instead of starting with a
> pre-built image that might be hard to reproduce or verify, and then
> mutating that system to suit your needs, you could just import the exact
> system that you want to deploy.  Wouldn't that be better?
> -- 
> Chris

Their system works in the way that you provide the key and they give you
access via ssh to the new server. My suggestion was a work-around.

Beyond that, can you please explain what exactly you mean? I don't want
to read between the lines as there are multiple ways I could interpret
this message.

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