[ovirt-users] Unable to connect to the graphic server

Alex Bartonek Alex at unix1337.com
Fri Feb 16 03:50:27 UTC 2018

-------- Original Message --------
 On February 15, 2018 12:52 AM, Yedidyah Bar David <didi at redhat.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 9:20 PM, Alex Bartonek Alex at unix1337.com wrote:
>>-------- Original Message --------
>> On February 14, 2018 2:23 AM, Yedidyah Bar David didi at redhat.com wrote:
>>>On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 5:20 AM, Alex Bartonek Alex at unix1337.com wrote:
>>>>I've built and rebuilt about 4 oVirt servers.  Consider myself pretty good
>>>> at this.  LOL.
>>>> So I am setting up a oVirt server for a friend on his r710.  CentOS 7, ovirt
>>>> 4.2.   /etc/hosts has the correct IP and FQDN setup.
>>>> When I build a VM and try to open a console session via  SPICE I am unable
>>>> to connect to the graphic server.  I'm connecting from a Windows 10 box.
>>>> Using virt-manager to connect.
>>>>What happens when you try?
>>>Unable to connect to the graphic console is what the error says.  Here is the .vv file other than the cert stuff in it:
>> type=spice
>> host=
>> port=-1
>> password=<removed>
>>Password is valid for 120 seconds.
>> fullscreen=0
>> title=Win_7_32bit:%d
>> toggle-fullscreen=shift+f11
>> release-cursor=shift+f12
>> tls-port=5900
>> enable-smartcard=0
>> enable-usb-autoshare=1
>> usb-filter=-1,-1,-1,-1,0
>> tls-ciphers=DEFAULT
>>Port 5900 is listening by IP on the server, so that looks correct.  I shut the firewall off just in case it was the issue..no go.
> Did you verify that you can connect there manually (e.g. with telnet)?
> Can you run a sniffer on both sides to make sure traffic passes correctly?
> Can you check vdsm/libvirt logs on the host side?

Ok.. I must have tanked it on install with the firewall.  The firewall is blocking port 5900.  This is on CentOS 7.  If I flush the rules, it works.

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