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asked 2013-04-26 06:28:36 -0600

Kassav gravatar image

I have installed Openstack Grizzly on Ubuntu Server and I try to access the created instance console from a Spice Client to make a client interface. I'm using it $ spicec -h --port 5000 I'm getting the following error :Warning: failed to connect: Connexion terminée par expiration du délai d'attente (110)

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answered 2013-05-10 22:01:33 -0600

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OpenStack uses a 'proxy' to pass SPICE or VNC sessions between the hypervisor and clients. This way, clients don't access the hypervisor directly, which could be a security risk.

One of the best ways to test your setup is to first ensure that the SPICE console is working correctly from the OpenStack dashboard.

Once this is working, you can look at getting your commandline spice client to talk to the nova-spicehtml5proxy service. You will need to request an access URL from the API using your credentials, which will return an URL with a token for that session.

I'd recommend reading the "Remote Console Access" section at . Even though you are using SPICE, check out the diagram in the VNC console section - SPICE works in a similar manner.

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Here is the working link :) Great answer fifieldt, just what I was looking for!

vkmc gravatar imagevkmc ( 2013-10-03 19:04:16 -0600 )edit

This means that one can only use spice via a web browser, not through a client such as spicec which might have better performance.

arthur.lutz gravatar imagearthur.lutz ( 2014-12-08 07:20:37 -0600 )edit

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