[ovirt-users] problem importing ova vm

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Feb 22 12:58:21 UTC 2018

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 01:27:18PM +0100, Jiří Sléžka wrote:
> libvirt needs authentication to connect to libvirt URI qemu:///system
> (see also: http://libvirt.org/auth.html http://libvirt.org/uri.html)

You can set the backend to direct to avoid needing libvirt:

  export LIBGUESTFS_BACKEND=direct

Alternately you can fiddle with the libvirt polkit configuration
to permit access:



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