Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 461949
Unable to connecting to remote libvirtd using ssh - gnome-
Last modified: 2013-09-02 02:27:13 EDT
Created attachment 316455 [details]
Description of problem:
The openssh-askpass dialog appear asking for the remote systems user password. Even when entering the correct password, the password dialog continues to appear.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Left-click on gnome-applet-vm
2. Select connections
3. Select Add
4. Select Driver=QEMU/KVM, check remote connection, enter remote hostname details, username=root, transport=SSH
5. Click submit
6. In connections window, select [X] to enable the new connection.
See screencast ...
As requested on IRC ... the 'ps -ewwwf --forest' output for this is noted below:
root 6813 1 0 07:57 ? 00:00:00 /usr/libexec/vm_applet --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_VmApplet_Factory --oaf-ior-fd=36
root 6896 6813 0 08:08 ? 00:00:00 \_ ssh -p 22 -l root hp-xw9300.test.redhat.com nc -U /var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock
root 6898 6896 1 08:08 ? 00:00:00 \_ /usr/libexec/openssh/gnome-ssh-askpass email@example.com's password:
Note, this *only* occurs when adding a connection through the gnome-applet-vm connections dialog.
When adding a connection through virt-manager, it works fine.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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This package is basically dead and I won't be doing any bug fixes for it, so closing this bug as WONTFIX.
For F12, gnome-applet-vm functionality has been integrated into virt-manager, and can be enabled in Edit->Preferences