[Spice-devel] [Users] console confusion
iheim at redhat.com
Wed Mar 7 23:22:11 PST 2012
On 03/08/2012 01:24 AM, Joe Pruett wrote:
> my desktop system is running centos6 with downloaded firefox 10. i
> downloaded and compiled spice-xpi 2.7. i can interact with the console
> one time, then i have to log out of the portal and back in again in
> order to get the icon and popup menu to not be greyed out anymore.
cc-ing spice-devel for hints on logs you should look at
> so i have a few questions:
> 1. is this just an issue of using an unsupported browser?
FF10 would be the long term stable firefox release, so most likely it
will be the focus for support actually.
> 2. ie9 seems to be supported, but i obviously need something more to be
> able to view the console. i don't get an error, so i'm not sure what i
> should install. the spice viewer i find at spice-space needs libraries
> and the libraries there are just a zip file. does something need to go
> on the server to auto-download code?
you need to place an activex of spice.
spice-devel - any status on availability of source or binary form of it
> 3. i figured i'd try vnc, but in that case the icon and menu option are
> always greyed out. just trying vnc to the appropriate host requires a
> password and none of the ones i'd suspect seem to work. is there a
> default? or some way to find the password?
currently only to set it via the API/SDK/CLI.
> 4. i saw some vague discussion of display networks in the manual, but
> nothing in the interface seems to jump out at me. it seems like for most
> uses, a simple web based console is what is needed. java or active-x
> commercial version, but not the free one?
display network is to choose which network on the host should be used.
it is a cluster level option on the network.
only relevant if you configure multiple logical networks at DC/Cluster
> 5. or am i just missing something painfully obvious?
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