Network setup of builders

seth vidal skvidal at
Tue Jul 2 19:16:40 UTC 2013

On Mon, 1 Jul 2013 23:53:30 -0400
seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> Actually I mean on the private cloud security groups level.
> Iptables on the builder would be meaningless - anyone who can install
> a package into the chroot is effectively root. rpm pkgs are installed
> as root and any root user can walk out of a chroot - counting on
> iptables on the buildsystem is unsafe - we'd need to do it with
> security groups in the cloud system.

I wanted to add something here - we can easily restrict external access
from these boxes to port 80 or 443 on any system anywhere, and nothing

I don't think that's an unreasonable limitation on users and it does
help prevent someone from leaping off overly much from one of those


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