[CentOS-virt] VNC not connecting

Ed Heron Ed at Heron-ent.com
Tue Oct 20 21:27:49 UTC 2009

From: "Neil Aggarwal", Tuesday, October 20, 2009 12:35 PM

> ...
> When I do that, I get this error:
> (virt-viewer:3083): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
> Domain installation still in progress. You can reconnect to
> the console to complete the installation process.
> ...

  include the --noautoconsole option on your virt-install command

> ...
> Next, I tried to connect TightVNC viewer from my
> Windows XP laptop.  I entered
> as the server and tried to connect, but that failed.
> ...

  Did you open the VNC port in iptables in dom0?

  Did you add (vnc-listen '') in /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp?

  Please consider adding a vncpasswd config item in your xend-config.sxp

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