[Users] virsh/virt-manager access on nodes.

Mike Burns mburns at redhat.com
Wed May 23 16:07:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-05-23 at 21:26 +0530, Rahul Upadhyaya wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I was trying to use virt-manager on one of the hosts being managed by
> the ovirt-manager. It asks for some authentication to connect to
> libvirt. I get the same thing when I tried to connect via virsh.As I
> understand , VDSM acquires a lock over libvirt. But is it possible to
> connect to libvirt (may be only read-only) ?. What authentication does
> it require ? how do I get the credentials. ? 

Access using virsh -r should work without credentials.  As for where to
get the credentials, I don't know that you can.  If you can access
virsh/virt-manager, etc, without readonly access, you end up with split
brain issues since you have multiple things that can issue management

> -- 
> Regards,
> Rahul
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