Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450849
virsh does not print a proper error when trying to connect to console on remote vm
Last modified: 2010-10-22 21:50:18 EDT
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
as the console feature is unsupported in virsh when using a remote connection,
it should spit out a proper error message.
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Should be fixed in 5.4, current test with libvirt-0.6.2-1.el5 show it is fixed:
[root@test ~]# virsh --connect xen+ssh://root@test2/
Welcome to virsh, the virtualization interactive terminal.
Type: 'help' for help with commands
'quit' to quit
virsh # console test2
error: Cannot connect to a remote console device
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