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Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 04:42:21 -0400
From: Jeffrey Walton <>
Subject: Re: Owl 3.0 and Virtual Machine Setup?

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 4:33 AM,  <> wrote:
> On 23-Sep-2013 12:45:40 -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>  >>> You might be surprised and disappointed, but we do not
>  >>> officially provide a DHCP client in Owl. (We do provide a
>  >>> DHCP server, though.) This is something we've been meaning to
>  >>> change (for use cases such as yours), by introducing a properly
>  >>> privilege-separated DHCP client, but haven't gotten around to
>  >>> doing yet.
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>  ...
>  > Are there any other security related issues specific to the client
>  > at the network layer? Or, are the problems/concern centered around
>  > a privileged separated client on the Owl machine?
> Yes, and Solar clearly stated that - see above (underlined by me).
OK, good. I wanted to make sure I was not missing something. (And I
know better than to go fiddling with things in this instance).


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