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[libvirt] [PATCHv2 0/5] Add API to allow TCP connection tunelling



This series adds ability for the qemu driver to tunnel connections to TCP
ports from the host. This is useful for enabling remote VNC/SPICE sessions
without the need to configure SSH tunnels or portforwards and without the
need to open the ports for public.

There's also an advantage for tools such as virt-viewer that have to guess the remote
connection parameters and you have to hope that nothing is in your way. With
spice/VNC clients that have support for read/write callbacks, this would allow also
direct connection without an intermediate socket.

The API and tunelling works but there's no (stable and good working) client for
this API. I hacked up a dirty netcat-like terminal into virsh for testing
purposes (see patch 5/5) but that isn't what I'd like to see.

The client should be able to open a listening socket and when a client connects
to it, it opens a stream and connects it to the remote host.

For the client there are two options:
1) do all the stuff in virsh: + one tool to rule them all
                              - i'd like to daemonize it and I don't know if that's okay in virsh

2) add a new tool "virtunnel": + less virsh pollution
                               - separate tool ...

As nobody responded, I'd like to re-ask for someones opinion on this.


(note: this is my personal effort, I'm annoyed of opening ssh tunnels to remote displays on my server
 and I don't want to open the ports to public. )

After this it would be great to add support for this to virt-viewer. I will have a look at that later.

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Diff to v1:
- fixed error reporting in 2/5
- documented limitation to "localhost" in 3/5
- fixed possible segfault in 4/5
---

Peter Krempa (5):
  api: Add API to allow TCP tunneling through streams to the host
  fdstream: Add support for TCP connections of streams
  qemu: Add configuration options to enable TCP tunelling
  qemu: Implement virNodeTunnelTcp for the qemu driver
  NOT_TO_BE_APPLIED_UPSTREAM: quick and dirty virsh client to test the 
       stuff

 include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in | 11 +++++++
 src/driver.h                 |  8 +++++
 src/fdstream.c               | 73 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 src/fdstream.h               |  5 +++
 src/libvirt.c                | 67 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 src/libvirt_private.syms     |  1 +
 src/libvirt_public.syms      |  1 +
 src/qemu/qemu.conf           | 16 ++++++++++
 src/qemu/qemu_conf.c         | 26 ++++++++++++++++
 src/qemu/qemu_conf.h         | 13 ++++++++
 src/qemu/qemu_driver.c       | 48 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 src/remote/remote_driver.c   |  1 +
 src/remote/remote_protocol.x |  9 +++++-
 src/remote_protocol-structs  |  6 ++++
 src/rpc/gendispatch.pl       |  1 +
 tools/console.c              | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++------------------
 tools/console.h              |  9 ++----
 tools/virsh-domain.c         | 17 +++++++++--
 tools/virsh-host.c           | 60 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 19 files changed, 397 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)

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1.8.0


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