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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-tools-list Digest, Vol 12, Issue 11



On 06/22/2010 02:41 PM, Michael Jones wrote:
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>> On 06/21/2010 10:59 PM, Dustin Xiong wrote:
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>>> Dear all:
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>>> I found two defects of the virt-manager-0.8.4. When I add a remote connection through ssh, the OpenSSH dialogbox asked me to input the password. Then i want to find the password, but the dialogbox always capture the focus, I can't move the dialogbox or do anything else. I think this is a unfriendly design. Then I want to cancel the dialogbox, click the "Cancel" button, then the dialogbox will temporarily disappear and then appear.  Until I click the cancel button 3 times the dialogbox completely disappeared  and the virt-manager told me that the connection failed. I think this is also a unfriendly design.
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> I've been frustrated with this issue as well.
>> We don't have any control over the behavior of the SSH dialog, since it
>> is launched directly by the ssh client. So both these issues should be
>> raised with openssh.
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>> Thanks,
>> Cole
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> Ahh, that's unfortunate. I wonder, is there any way to cause the 
> virt-manager to store the entered password in the keyring? Or would that 
> need to be handled by openssh as well?
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Would need to be handled by openssh. I'd just recommend setting up SSH keys.

- Cole


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