[CentOS] KVM console?

Tue Jun 11 13:51:50 UTC 2013
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 06/05/2013 01:43 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> I finally got access to some machines with more resources than the
> free VMware ESXi license allows which pushed me into trying kvm
> instead.  Seems capable enough for what I need and can even import and
> run the existing vmdk images I already have.   But, I have some
> questions about accessing the virt-manager console remotely for
> initial configuration, etc..   Normally I use freenx for remote GUI
> access and it seems to work except that on the Windows guest I tried
> the cursor position never stays in sync.   Are there better ways to
> get remote access to the GUI or centralize access to a group of KVM
> servers?   Or do most people automate the VM setup to the point where
> they don't need console access until it is up on the network where you
> can connect directly to the guest?

I would say that the best method is to convert your display to Spice (if
this is running on CentOS 6), then use "spicy" or "spicec" to connect to
the server and port.


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