Bug 1217817 - [RFE] Run ceph daemons as ceph user/group
Summary: [RFE] Run ceph daemons as ceph user/group
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Ceph Storage
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RADOS
Version: 1.2.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: 2.0
Assignee: Ken Dreyer (Red Hat)
QA Contact: shylesh
Bara Ancincova
: 1217859 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1220846 1221042 1221043
Blocks: 1322504
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-05-01 18:38 UTC by Sage Weil
Modified: 2017-07-30 15:11 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
.Ceph daemons now run as the `ceph` user and group With this release, Ceph daemons, such as `ceph-osd` or `ceph-mon`, no longer run as `root` but run as the `ceph` user that belongs to the `ceph` group. This change improves security of the Ceph cluster.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-08-23 19:25:42 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Ceph Project Bug Tracker 9133 0 None None None Never
Red Hat Knowledge Base (Solution) 2909121 0 None None None 2017-02-06 22:38:44 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2016:1755 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Red Hat Ceph Storage 2.0 bug fix and enhancement update 2016-08-23 23:23:52 UTC

Description Sage Weil 2015-05-01 18:38:24 UTC
Description of problem:

Daemons run as root, which is not a good practice for security.

Expected results:

Run as user ceph and group ceph.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Neil Levine 2015-05-01 23:34:31 UTC
*** Bug 1217859 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Ken Dreyer (Red Hat) 2016-02-29 16:02:54 UTC
This will be in RHCS 2 (it has been upstream since Infernalis).

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2016-08-23 19:25:42 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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