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From Reindl Harald <>
Subject Re: why is trafficserver touching it's config at restart?
Date Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:52:15 GMT

Am 10.03.2013 12:42, schrieb Jan-Frode Myklebust:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 12:01:27PM +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> why is trafficcserver doing this?
>> i had as example empty lines between the config blocks
>> to make the file more readable which are gone and
>> generally dislike this _1 files and touching my config
> Very much agree. I manage the *.config files trough puppet, and every
> time puppet changes something, ATS will make one additional changes to
> the files (possibly only change timestamps), and cause a second service
> reload.
> Daemons shouldn't have write access to it's configuration files, as
> that opens them to attacks. A remote file write vulnerability as the
> ATS-user is automatically a remote root shell since it can f.ex. change
> the proxy.config.proxy_binary in records.config...
> Unfortunately I don't expect this to change.. since ATS includes some
> cluster management where the configuration is supposed to be replicated
> between the nodes..

but with "LOCAL proxy.local.cluster.type INT 3" it should not touch anything

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