[Spice-devel] [Users] How to connect VNC console ?
iheim at redhat.com
Fri Dec 2 20:30:12 PST 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Harper [mailto:ryanh at us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 23:15 PM
> To: Itamar Heim
> Cc: 'Adam Litke'; 'Phattanon Duangdara'; users at ovirt.org
> Subject: Re: [Users] How to connect VNC console ?
> * Itamar Heim <iheim at redhat.com> [2011-12-02 14:25]:
> > > > From: users-bounces at ovirt.org [mailto:users-bounces at ovirt.org] On
> > Behalf Of Adam Litke
> > ...
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 01:10:55AM +0700, Phattanon Duangdara
> > > > > I just finished setup oVirt on FC16 (same host run vdsmd)
> > > > >
> > > > > I can start VM but cannot connect console using VNC. No
> > > > > for connecting VNC available.
> > > > > Although I can figure out which port VNC running, I don't know
> > > > > password and it cannot be set or view from webadmin or
> > > > > console.
> > > >
> > > > VDSM has a SetVmTicket API that you can use to set a VNC password.
> > your host
> > > > has the vdsClient program installed, try:
> > > >
> > > > vdsClient 0.0.0.0 setVmTicket <vm UUID> abc123 60
> > > >
> > > > This will set the password to 'abc123' for 60 seconds. That being
> > said, I think
> > > > the oVirt supported display mode is spice. You may have an easier
> > time
> > > > connecting via spice.
> > >
> > > The user portal and webadmin don't support VNC currently.
> > > You can use the REST API of ovirt engine to set the ticket (vnc
> > password) and connect.
> > Btw, is there a reason you prefer vnc to spice?
> vnc client already installed? I'm positive I've got a vnc client for my
> current distro and pretty sure I don't have a spice client installed.
> (ff3k) ~ % cat /etc/issue
> Ubuntu 11.04 \n \l
> (ff3k) ~ % apt-cache search spice
> xserver-xorg-video-qxl - X.Org X server -- QXL display driver
> chiark-scripts - chiark system administration scripts
> gnucap - GNU Circuit Analysis package
> gspiceui - A graphical user interface for gnucap and ngspice
> gwave - a waveform viewer eg for spice simulators
> oregano - tool for schematical capture of electronic circuits
> easyspice - A graphical frontend to the Spice simulator
> ngspice - A Spice circuit simulator
> ngspice-doc - Documentation for the ngspice circuit simulator
> tclspice - NGspice library for Tcl
> tclspice-dev - NGspice library for Tcl
> is one of those the spice client? (QXL looks like the xserver backend
Qxl is the geust driver (i.e., to get better spice support when connecting
to the guest).
cc-ing spice-devel mailing list to check if they have insight about the
spice client and xpi status for Ubuntu.
More information about the Spice-devel