[CentOS] Install CentOS as KVM guest

Thu Apr 28 16:20:26 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote:
> 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.

It's SSH, it' safe from the internet also.