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NAME ^

Sys::Virt::Secret - Represent & manage a libvirt secret

DESCRIPTION ^

The Sys::Virt::Secret module represents a secret managed by the virtual machine monitor.

METHODS ^

my $uuid = $sec->get_uuid()

Returns a 16 byte long string containing the raw globally unique identifier (UUID) for the secret.

my $uuid = $sec->get_uuid_string()

Returns a printable string representation of the raw UUID, in the format 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX'.

my $type = $sec->get_usage_type()

Returns the usage type of this secret. The usage type determines the format of the unique identifier for this secret.

my $id = $sec->get_usage_id()

Returns the identifier of the object with which the secret is to be used. For secrets with a usage type of volume, the identifier is the fully qualfied path.

my $xml = $sec->get_xml_description()

Returns an XML document containing a complete description of the secret's configuration

$sec->undefine()

Remove the configuration associated with a secret previously defined with the define_secret method in Sys::Virt.

$bytes = $sec->get_value()

Returns the raw bytes for the value of this secret, or undef if there is no value stored with the secret.

$sec->set_value($bytes)

Sets the value for the secret to be $bytes.

CONSTANTS ^

This section documents constants that are used with various APIs described above

SECRET USAGE TYPE

The following constants refer to the different usage types

Sys::Virt::Secret::USAGE_TYPE_NONE

The constant for secrets which are not assigned for use with a particular object

Sys::Virt::Secret::USAGE_TYPE_VOLUME

The constant for secrets which are to be used for storage volume encryption. The usage ID for secrets will refer to the fully qualified volume path.

Sys::Virt::Secret::USAGE_TYPE_CEPH

The constant for secrets which are to be used for authenticating to CEPH storage volumes. The usage ID for secrets will refer to the server name.

Sys::Virt::Secret::USAGE_TYPE_ISCSI

The constant for secrets which are to be used for authenticating to iSCSI storage volumes. The usage ID for secrets will refer to the server name.

LIST FILTERING

The following constants are used to filter object lists

Sys::Virt::Secret::LIST_EPHEMERAL

Include any secrets marked as ephemeral

Sys::Virt::Secret::LIST_NO_EPHEMERAL

Include any secrets not marked as ephemeral

Sys::Virt::Secret::LIST_PRIVATE

Include any secrets marked as private

Sys::Virt::Secret::LIST_NO_PRIVATE

Include any secrets not marked as private

AUTHORS ^

Daniel P. Berrange <berrange@redhat.com>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2006-2009 Red Hat Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Daniel P. Berrange

LICENSE ^

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation (either version 2 of the License, or at your option any later version), or, the Artistic License, as specified in the Perl README file.

SEE ALSO ^

Sys::Virt, Sys::Virt::Error, http://libvirt.org

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