1. 26 Mar, 2007 1 commit
  2. 04 Dec, 2006 1 commit
  3. 27 Mar, 2006 1 commit
    • Kirk Webb's avatar
      · 74fc532b
      Kirk Webb authored
      Some event system fixes for the plab proxy and testing enhancements to tbsend.
      
      * event.c / event.h
      
      Fix assertion failure that appears to be caused by notifications coming in
      on a subscription that is pending deletion (via async API call).
      
      Also add idle polling to the ops endpoint connection to help maintain
      connectivity (will do failover).
      
      Add function to set failover flag on connection handle.
      
      * tbsend.c
      
      Add ability to set connection retry, failover, idle polling, and perform
      looped and triggered testing.
      74fc532b
  4. 05 Nov, 2003 1 commit
    • Leigh B. Stoller's avatar
      Middle part of the event system changes. The main part of this change · 54bc15c4
      Leigh B. Stoller authored
      is to add HMACs to events to ensure they that events cannot be
      injected into an experiment by an unauthorized client.
      
      * The frontend now generates a secret key for each experiment and
        stores that into a file and in the DB.
      
      * Each of the event clients, as well as the event producers
        (scheduler, tevc) have a new -k option to specify the name of the
        file. Two new event library functions were added for clients to give
        the key:
      
          event_handle_t
          event_register_withkeyfile(char *name, int threaded, char *keyfile);
      
          event_handle_t
          event_register_withkeydata(char *name, int threaded,
      	   		       unsigned char *keydata, int keylen);
      
      * When the library is in possesion of a key, it will generate an HMAC
        and attach it to outgoing notifications. A client receiving a
        notification will compute an HMAC and compare it against the HMAC in
        the notification. If they do not compare, the notification is
        dropped with a warning message printed (the client callback never
        gets the notification). If the client has not provided a key, then
        the HMAC in the incoming notification is ignored.
      
      * The scheduler also takes a -k option, and will compute HMACs for all
        of the static events ahead of time. That keeps it off the critical
        path.
      
      * The tevc client also takes a -k option. However, tevc will always
        try to find the keyfile (default path) so that it can attach the
        HMAC to dynamic events before sending them to the scheduler (which
        will check to make sure it matches). The scheduler will not accept
        dynamic events without unless the HMAC is present and matches.
      
      * I have rebuilt the elvin librarys, removing all of the X goop and
        the SSL goop. Smaller binaries. So, I had to add -lcrypto to all of
        the client makefiles to that programs link.
      
      * The program-agent got a few more changes. The command string is no
        longer passed inside the event; it comes in when the program agent
        is started, via a config file generated from tmcd data. This gets
        rid of our mostly insecure remote execution facility.
      54bc15c4
  5. 05 Mar, 2002 1 commit
  6. 26 Feb, 2002 2 commits
  7. 24 Feb, 2002 1 commit
  8. 21 Feb, 2002 1 commit
    • Leigh B. Stoller's avatar
      Some whacking of the event system. I have implemented the addressing · 8305021f
      Leigh B. Stoller authored
      scheme that we discussed in email. Notifications and subscriptions now
      take an "address_tuple" argument (I know, crappy name) that is a
      structure that looks like this:
      
      	char		*site;		/* Which Emulab site. God only */
      	char		*expt;		/* Project and experiment IDs */
      	char		*group;		/* User defined group of nodes */
      	char		*host;		/* A specific host */
      	char		*objtype;	/* LINK, TRAFGEN, etc ... */
              char		*objname;	/* link0, cbr0, cbr1, etc ... */
              char		*eventtype;	/* START, STOP, UP, DOWN, etc ... */
      
      These can be a specific value, ADDRESSTUPLE_ANY if you are a
      subscriber, or ADDRESSTUPLE_ALL if you are a producer. The reason for
      the distinction is that you can optimize the match expression with the
      extra bit of information, and the above structure can make for a
      fairly lengthy match expression, which takes more time of course.
      You should use address_tuple_alloc() and address_tuple_free() rather
      than allocating them yourself. Note that host above is actually the
      ipaddr of control interface. This turns out to be more convenient
      since free nodes do not have virtual names.
      
      Also added a new tbgen directly. This directory includes 3 programs in
      the making:
      
      tbmevd: Is the Testbed Master Event Daemon, to be run on boss and will
      handle TBCONTROL events (reboot, reload, etc). It is just a shell of a
      program right now, that takes the events but does not do anything
      useful with them. Have not defined what the events are, and what DB
      state will be modified.
      
      tbmevc: Is the Testbed Master Event Client (akin to tmcc). It
      generates TBCONTROL events which the tbmevd will pick up and do
      something useful with. This program is intended to be wrapped by a
      perl script that will ask the tmcd for the name of the boss (running
      the event daemon).
      
      sample-client: This is a little client to demonstrate how to connect
      to the event system and use the address tuple to subscribe to events,
      and then how to get information out of notifications.
      
      Note that I have not created a proper build environment yet, so new
      programs should probably go in the event dir for now, and link using
      the same approach as in tbgen/GNUmakefile.in.
      8305021f