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virt-viewer - how to find out the remote URL needed?

asked 2015-01-02 07:32:44 -0500

Sampson gravatar image

updated 2015-01-02 10:12:56 -0500

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I have libvirtd running remotely. Access via local virt-manager with TCP+SASL is OK.

Now I want to use virt-viewer, it I need to enter a URL into the address bar.

Question: how to find out the correct URL that I should use in virt-viewer?

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answered 2015-01-02 21:32:50 -0500

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updated 2015-01-03 08:24:01 -0500

Assuming that you are working with QEMU libvirt domains, the documentation for the QEMU driver probably has what you are look for. For a remote TCP+SASL connection, a URL would look something like:


Or you can connect over ssh:

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I finally got connected using: qemu+tcp://$IP/system $vm_name

Sampson gravatar imageSampson ( 2015-01-06 06:27:37 -0500 )edit

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