[CentOS] Install CentOS as KVM guest

Thu Apr 28 16:02:48 UTC 2011
Emmanuel Noobadmin <centos.admin at gmail.com>

On 4/28/11, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> You don't have to run an entire X desktop on the server to use
> virt-manager there.
> If you have a graphical linux workstation on the same network (x can be
> slow across a WAN, so I would only do it locally), you can just do this
> from the workstation with X running:
> ssh -XY -l root <server_name>
> then from the server do this:
> virt-manager
> This will run just the application "virt-manager" on the server and push
> the video display back to your machine.
> You may need to run this on the workstation before you ssh to the server
> machine:
> xhost +

Thanks a lot for this tip, it'll probably come in very useful for me
since it sounds a lot easier/efficient than having VNC (freenx never
worked for me) on every CentOS machine in my office. Although maybe
not in this particular case since my usual access to this particular
server is through WAN.