Can't connect to instance console

asked 2017-05-01 14:21:47 -0600

tiger gravatar image

Neither the instance console nor the "click here to show only console" work. I get:

Unable to connect

Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at

    The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
    If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
    If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

For the love of God.. OK, let's go looking:

[root@kvm8 ~(keystone_admin)]# ps -ef | grep nova-novncproxy
nova     15122     1  0 Apr28 ?        00:01:36 /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/nova-novncproxy --web /usr/share/novnc/

Now let's see if that process has a listening socket on port 6080:

[root@kvm8 ~(keystone_admin)]# netstat -pln | grep 15122
tcp        0      0  *               LISTEN      15122/python2

Anyone have any guesses here? The service is running and the host believes it is listening on the correct port. This is packstack, nova 15.0.0....

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Oh, and changing the to still does not work

tiger gravatar imagetiger ( 2017-05-01 14:30:54 -0600 )edit

change in nova.conf novncproxy_base_url with a proper the host IP address. Also, share vnc config at nova.conf

Eduardo Gonzalez gravatar imageEduardo Gonzalez ( 2017-05-01 16:29:55 -0600 )edit

Editing /etc/nova/nova.conf to restore novncproxy_base_url to point to host IP address, example:


Then restart openstack-nova-novncproxy seems to have done the trick

tiger gravatar imagetiger ( 2017-05-01 18:36:46 -0600 )edit