[et-mgmt-tools] virtual network devices

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Tue Dec 16 15:29:29 UTC 2008

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 16:12:34 -0500
> Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>>> Trying to clear up some problems I went in and deleted the
>>> virtual network device. Edit->Host Details->Virtual Networks
>>> But now there is no way to add a new one (Add) is greyed out.
>>> This is on Ubuntu Ibex and using KVM. 
>>> Where is the configuration located so it can be fixed?
>> Is virt-manager definitely 'connected' to the hypervisor? The status
>> field for the connection in the main virt-manager view should read
>> 'Connected'.
> It comes up Disconnected and then becomes Active.
> All machines are on localhost.

Sorry, I missed the simpler case. Are you running as non-root? Libvirt
virtual networks require altering iptables rules and other fun stuff
that regular users can't access.


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