ocaml-libvirt-0.4.0.1: Can't connect to Xen- Host
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 12:22:53PM +0200, Feichtinger Günter wrote:
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Richard W.M. Jones [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 27. Mai 2008 11:45
> > An: Feichtinger Günter
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Betreff: Re: ocaml-libvirt-0.4.0.1: Can't connect to Xen- Host
> > On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 11:37:10AM +0200, Feichtinger Günter wrote:
> > > I intstalled the ocaml-libvirt-0.4.0.1.exe on MS- Vista
> > without problems.
> > > Also the virt-ctrl.exe starts without problems.
> > > But when I try to connect to a Xen-Host I get the messages:
> > > libvir: Remote error : Cannot access CA certificate
> > > 'C:/msys/1.0/local/etc/pki/C
> > > A/cacert.pem': No such file or directory (2)
> > >
> > > Please be so kind and help.
> > It's not very clear to me what you are trying to connect to
> > what, but you'll probably want to read about remote connections, here:
> > http://libvirt.org/remote.html
> > Rich.
> Hello Richard,
> thanks for your prompt answer. I see, I have to explain it more excatly.
> I have 3 Xen-Hosts (CentOS 5.1) and use virt-managaer local an this hosts.
> I'm looking for a possibility to manages xen-hosts from MS-Windows-Clients like VMWareServerConsole.
> So I was looking around and found your port of the virt-manager.
> I tried to connect with xen://xen-host/ and get the message above.
> Which possibility to I have for remote connections? I think I read that with your virt-manager port only support TLS, isn't it?
> So do I have to work with certificates? In my test-envirment a "low" security solution is also fine :-)
The first thing to say is that this isn't a port of virt-manager. We
couldn't get that working on Windows because the Python stuff for
Win32 was too complicated. This is a port of virt-ctrl instead
(http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-ctrl/) which is a far less powerful
virt-manager clone that I wrote in my spare time, just as an
experiment. (It's also a rather old version of virt-ctrl. I really
must update that package ...)
Anyway, you should be able to set up your Xen hosts so that TCP
(insecure) connections are possible. Assuming that libvirtd is
running, there should be a file /etc/libvirt/libvirtd.conf which you
can edit to enable TCP connections:
listen_tcp = 1
I believe you also need to edit /etc/sysconfig/libvirtd and uncomment:
and of course open firewall port 16509 if necessary.
Then you should be able to connect remotely using this URI:
TCP connections are totally insecure, so you should only do this on a
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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