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Bug 1467369 - USBGuard on IBM s390x
Summary: USBGuard on IBM s390x
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: usbguard
Version: 7.4
Hardware: s390x
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: 7.5
Assignee: Daniel Kopeček
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Mirek Jahoda
Depends On: 1395615
Blocks: 1399177 1420851
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-07-03 14:42 UTC by Mirek Jahoda
Modified: 2020-09-10 10:53 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Technology Preview
Doc Text:
*USBGuard* is now available for IBM Power as a Technology Preview The _usbguard_ packages, which provide system protection against intrusive USB devices, are now available. With this update, the *USBGuard* software framework for the IBM Power architectures is provided as a Technology Preview. Full support is targeted for a later release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Note that USB is not supported on IBM z Systems, and the *USBGuard* framework cannot be provided on those systems.
Clone Of: 1395615
Last Closed: 2017-11-27 16:14:12 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
IBM Linux Technology Center 156334 0 None None None 2019-02-04 12:16:11 UTC

Comment 1 Mirek Jahoda 2017-07-03 14:45:15 UTC

Could you provide me please exact wording for the RHEL 7.4 Release Notes description of the USBGuard on IBM systems? (Known Issue/Technology Preview, which systems are fully/partially supported and so on). Thank you.

Comment 4 Mark Thacker 2017-07-03 15:54:53 UTC
I believe we should declare Tech Preview for USB Guard on IBM Power systems. For system 390, we should make an explicit note that those platforms do not support a USB sub-system.

I'm going to suggest the following wording that should appear in the Technology Preview section of the RHEL 7.4 Release Notes:

USBGuard Technology Preview for IBM Power Platforms

USBGuard packages are provided as a Technology Preview for IBM Power LE and BE systems in this release. Full support is targeted for a later release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

NOTE : IBM s390x systems do not support a USB subsystem and as such, the USBGuard feature is not supported, nor provided, for those systems.

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