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Re: [Xen-devel] Xend port

My next question:
What exactly is an HTTP/S server -- apparently it is a requirement for
browser administration access to a Xen-based system? Is Apache such a
server and if not can it be turned into such a server???

HTTPS? It's a secured version of HTTP. I don't think you shouldn't need to install anything extra to make this work - Twisted includes its own HTTP server.

(btw, Apache can serve over HTTPS but we don't use it in Xen)
netstat -anp  excerpt of Xen 2.0.4 on CentOS 3.4:

tcp 0 0* LISTEN 17856/python tcp 0 0* LISTEN 17856/python tcp 0 0* LISTEN 17855/xfrd tcp 0 0* LISTEN 17977/python User manual says this can be configured via /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/xen/sv/params.py. This file does not exist in the /usr/lib/python*, but /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp includes:

 # Port xend should use for the HTTP interface.
 (xend-port         8000)


1) xend web interface appears on port 8080 (non SSL). Is the xend-config.sxp parameter not honored?

2) Does Twisted natively support SSL? I found conflicting statements in my brief research.

3) What is listening on ports 8000 and 8001?

4) Related subject, how is xfrd (port 8002) secured against malicious domain transfers?


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