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Date:   Mon, 24 Aug 2020 08:00:38 +0200
From:   Antony Antony <antony.antony@...unet.com>
To:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:     <antony.antony@...unet.com>, <steffen.klassert@...unet.com>,
        <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
        <smueller@...onox.de>, <antony@...nome.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH ipsec-next v3] xfrm: add
 /proc/sys/core/net/xfrm_redact_secret

On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 15:42:22 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Antony Antony <antony.antony@...unet.com>
> Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 20:35:49 +0200
> 
> > Redacting secret is a FIPS 140-2 requirement.
> 
> Why not control this via the kernel lockdown mode rather than making
> an ad-hoc API for this? 

Let me try to use kernel lockdown mode. thanks for the idea. 

>From a quick googling I guess it would be part of "lockdown= confidentiality".
I wonder if kernel lockdown would allow disabling just this one feature independent of other lockdowns.

-antony

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