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Explore the use of consoles calling ssh in tests rather than ssh-based backend terminals can improve stability and reviewability

Added by okurz almost 2 years ago. Updated 12 months ago.

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New
Priority:
Low
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-
Category:
Feature requests
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Start date:
2019-08-08
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Description

Motivation

Some backends use ssh but have some instabilities as well as inefficiencies, e.g. using password based authentication including needle checking. If something goes wrong in this process the test reviewers are often confused which component triggered the ssh connection and struggle to debug. Using consoles in tests explicitly calling ssh as in
https://github.com/os-autoinst/os-autoinst-distri-opensuse/pull/8099/files#diff-a2a433d5914343b617ae52ac0fb40524R778 could help, also because we can use ssh configs and ssh key based authentication

History

#1 Updated by okurz over 1 year ago

Others have started to use the new ssh consoles, e.g. in #54842 and especially https://github.com/os-autoinst/os-autoinst-distri-opensuse/pull/8422

#2 Updated by okurz 12 months ago

  • Target version set to future

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