When I am wrong I admit it. Looks like I spent a lot of time looking
for a workaround for a problem that has been fixed in the 3.1 tree.
On 06/06/2012 05:04 PM, Itamar Heim wrote:
authorGilad Chaplik <gchaplik(a)redhat.com
connection details - in case press console to vnc, the app will
open a popup
indicates the VNC >connection details."
I missed that one going it. That works pretty well overall and works on
all platforms. One less issue to iron out.
On 06/06/2012 06:14 PM, Robert Middleswarth wrote:
> On 06/06/2012 03:13 PM, David Jaša wrote:
>> Hi Robert,
>> This is a problem:
>> 1 a) the active x plugin for windows/ie is not yet
> Yep I know. I tired to work around the issue by creating a fedora VM
> for people to VNC to however spicec aborts with the following error.
> 1339005616 INFO [11312:11312] Application::main: starting
> 1339005616 ERROR [11312:11312] main: unhandled exception: Unsupported
> visual for screen
> That suggest to me that spicec wants a real frame buffer
not a virtual
> one. I am really open to suggestions for windows users to be able to
> console to a VM? That is why I am looking for a script something that
> can be run external of ovirt that can set a password and give them a URL
> that can be used by VNC or virt-viewer?
>> 1 b) the XPI plugin is linux-only (and effectively firefox-only but I
>> think that patches for Chrome/Webkit compatibility will be welcome)
> Works fine under Fedora inside a virtualbox VM. So I am guessing it
> works fine in a bare metal install.
>> 2) for Ubuntu, you'd need at least first of these two geting merged in
>> Debian and then wait half year for Ubuntu to leech it:
>> (the second is technically not necessary but given that spicec is being
>> discontinued and all the development takes there...)
>> Alternatively, you could get spice-xpi for ubuntu from
> Please send me a link to a working PPA for ubuntu? I have tried
under both 11.10 and
> 12.04 under both 32bit and 64bit Versions and both just error out. Sent
> the Aurthur an email reporting the issue and never heard back.
>> Robert Middleswarth píše v
St 06. 06. 2012 v 14:50 -0400:
>>> I like spice under Fedora but most of my users use windows. A few use
>>> Kubuntu none user Fedora at this time. I like ovirt and have been
>>> testing it for some time. 3.1 looks really good and all my tests have
>>> been working well if I can fix the console issues we would be bring
>>> ovirt into production but until we can find a way for the admin team to
>>> be able to access console oVirt is a no go.
>>> Users mailing list
> Trust me I have read up on the issue unless everyone in my group wants
> to keep a fedora VM to access the console on there system there doesn't
> seem to be a way for an admin to console to a VM currently. This will
> change at some point but until there is a workaround available for
> windows users or users of other distro's then Red Hat based ones oVirt
> isn't really usable.
> That is why I am asking if anyone has created a script I
> Something that will allow me to run select a VM and have it assign
> assign a password and display a URL that can be copied / pasted into
> either virt-viewer or vnc. I have seen piece of it in the various
> lists. Suggesting that something could be done using the rest, sdk, or
> cli api's.
> I have seen some info on getting VNC to work but nothing
organized and I
> would lose all spice support if I did but getting VNC to work is a
> possibility's. Although my preference would be something still using
> spice so spice-xpi would continue to work and over time the need for the
> hack would reduce and more OS's gain support.
> So that brings me back to my original question. Does
anyone have a
> scripts or at least a string of commands I can tie together to spit out
> a URL I can use to connect using Virt-Viewer preferred or something for VNC.
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