[libvirt] iface-list command in virsh

Matthias Bolte matthias.bolte at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 20 07:53:13 UTC 2010

2010/4/20 Dev.Atom <arnaud.champion at devatom.fr>:
> Hi,
> Yes I know that, and I use the fedora 12 distro, with netcf support and
> libvirt rpm are compiled with netcf support. That's why it works when I am
> root, but only when I am root
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Matthias Bolte" <matthias.bolte at googlemail.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 11:08 PM
> To: "Dev.Atom" <arnaud.champion at devatom.fr>
> Cc: <libvir-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: [libvirt] iface-list command in virsh
>> 2010/4/19 Dev.Atom <arnaud.champion at devatom.fr>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm trying to list physical interface of a remote tcp host via the C API
>>> and
>>> it fails. I have tried to use virsh iface-list in remote TCP connection
>>> and
>>> it fails also. I have trying on the libvirt host with my normal account
>>> and
>>> it fails also, but when I connect under root account on the libvirt host,
>>> iface-list works. Any clue ?
>> The current interface driver used in combination with libvirtd is
>> nefcf [1] based. If your libvirt is compiled without netcf then there
>> will be no interface support for QEMU, Xen and so on.
>> You'll also need to have a distro (e.g. Fedora) that supports netcf or
>> is supported by netcf, because netcf handles the interface
>> configuration files and those are in different locations of have other
>> distro dependent differences.
>> [1] https://fedorahosted.org/netcf/
>> Matthias

Ah, sorry I misread the part where you say it works locally as root.
That's strange.

What error message do you get in cases where it doesn't work?

Do you use the same libvirt version on all hosts that are involved?


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