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Re: [virt-tools-list] Trying to connect vnc to a kvm console fails.

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 01:08:27AM +0100, Thomas Schweikle wrote:
> I try to connect over a network to an kvm console. I use
> virt-manager, start the virtual machine, but then I am told:
> The VNC-Connection to the hypervisor wasn't accepted or got
> interrupted.
> (not quite sure if this is correct, since the message is in german:
> "Fehler: Die VNC-Verbindung zum Hypervisor wurde abgelehnt oder
> getrennt").
> This is quite bad, since it is impossible to install an OS on the
> kvm-system!
> Kerberos is enabled for libvirtd and it is working. Where can I
> look, why I can't connect to the running vnc server (there is one
> running for the VM in question on all interfaces, port 5900).

TBH I'd file a bug about this giving all the details.

It's not clear if by "over a network" you mean that you are connecting
from a local virt-manager to a remote libvirt, or you're using ssh + X
forwarding.  I use the latter, always, and it works for me.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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