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unable to see the console in the console/novnc tab of an instance

asked 2017-11-20 17:20:31 -0500

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hi all, hoping someone can direct me in the correct direction to debug this

I am using Fuel 10/Newton and I have a functioning environment with a bunch of compute nodes and instances. But I can't see the console in the console/novnc tab in any of the instances.

I see the gray background screen and the word "Loading". I don't see much in nova-all.log either just some debug and the line "code 404, message File not found" (see the log pasted below)

on my controller node:

 grep -i vnc  /etc/nova/nova.conf

on my compute node:

root@node-99:~# grep -i vnc  /etc/nova/nova.conf



2017-10-11T16:22:59.665476+00:00 node-43 nova-consoleauth: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.665 82655 DEBUG oslo_messaging._drivers.amqpdriver [-] received message msg_id: 7007e033bcf4467399ab571016a7feae reply to reply_8daccae05146498da03d3f750502c8ea __call__ /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/oslo_messaging/_drivers/
2017-10-11T16:22:59.669098+00:00 node-43 nova-consoleauth: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.668 82655 INFO nova.consoleauth.manager [req-c492d608-f16e-4072-a7ed-498376e1ee53 b531c96d3755453f9fb02480aeca9554 d7974c32475b435ca967225dee799360 - - -] Received Token: 3da2f3c5-48c7-42a0-a000-f66d6d88a320, {'instance_uuid': u'3f49f97d-001e-4546-8dc8-f399b560848b', 'access_url': u'', 'token': u'3da2f3c5-48c7-42a0-a000-f66d6d88a320', 'last_activity_at': 1507738979.66683, 'internal_access_path': None, 'console_type': u'novnc', 'host': u'', 'port': u'5900'}
2017-10-11T16:22:59.669912+00:00 node-43 nova-consoleauth: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.669 82655 DEBUG oslo_messaging._drivers.amqpdriver [req-c492d608-f16e-4072-a7ed-498376e1ee53 b531c96d3755453f9fb02480aeca9554 d7974c32475b435ca967225dee799360 - - -] sending reply msg_id: 7007e033bcf4467399ab571016a7feae reply queue: reply_8daccae05146498da03d3f750502c8ea time elapsed: 0.00359710212797s _send_reply /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/oslo_messaging/_drivers/
2017-10-11T16:22:59.827016+00:00 node-43 nova-novncproxy: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.826 82737 DEBUG nova.console.websocketproxy [-] new handler Process vmsg /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/websockify/
2017-10-11T16:22:59.893391+00:00 node-43 nova-novncproxy: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.892 82737 DEBUG nova.console.websocketproxy [-] new handler Process vmsg /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/websockify/
2017-10-11T16:22:59.902088+00:00 node-43 nova-novncproxy: 2017-10-11 16:22:59.901 146576 INFO nova.console.websocketproxy [-] - - [11/Oct/2017 16:22:59] code 404, message File not found
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anybody? thx

jamesopst gravatar imagejamesopst ( 2017-12-08 15:58:42 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-10-10 15:31:15 -0500

jamesopst gravatar image

turns out a co-worker found an error message in the debug screen of the browser while trying to use the Horizon console. Missing inflator.js file.

I search around the internet and found this similar issue.

and found a version of inflator.js and put it in /usr/share/novnc/include on all 3 controller nodes

console now works! no service restarting needed

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