Bug 1095143 - at_console in dbus policy makes conman hard to use on servers
Summary: at_console in dbus policy makes conman hard to use on servers
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: conman
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Steven M. Parrish
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 1094121
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-05-07 08:16 UTC by Stef Walter
Modified: 2015-06-29 20:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 20:29:51 UTC

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Description Stef Walter 2014-05-07 08:16:45 UTC
Description of problem:

Use of at_console="true" in the DBus policy file makes conman hard to use on servers, where users are logged in via ssh, or via Cockpit, but not at a console.

at_console="true" is a real old relic, that was never really implemented. Modern services should be using polkit.

For example, NetworkManager moved away from it for the same reasons (want to be usable on servers): bug #979416

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


/etc/dbus-1/system.d/connman.conf:     <policy at_console="true">

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