[CentOS-virt] Can KVM be run "headless"?

MargoAndTodd margoandtodd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 10 21:56:27 EST 2010

On 11/10/2010 06:46 PM, compdoc wrote:
> I own a few headless centos servers running kvm. Vnc-server is probably
> easiest to setup to access the server's desktop. Or use ssh if you don't
> want a gui desktop on the server.
> I use the ultravnc viewer on my windows PC to access centos.
> Linux vm guests can run vnc as well, and windows vm guests have remote
> desktop, of course.
> SPICE is a new way to access guests, but I haven't figured out how to use it
> yet...

Please forgive the redundancy of my question here.

If I am running a windows client, I would run something like
Ultra VNC server.  And on my host, communicate with something
like krdc.  Am I correct?

How do you start and stop your headless machines?

Many thanks,

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