[virt-tools-list] Connect virt-viewer to VM on remote host?

Giorgio Bersano giorgio.bersano at gmail.com
Fri May 25 08:38:53 UTC 2012

2012/5/18 Jonathan E. Brickman <jeb at ponderworthy.com>:
> If you look at the connection details in virt-manager, it should tell
> you the full URI it used - use exactly the same URI with virt-viewer.
> I tried to find connection details in virt-manager, could not.
> Where is this to be found?
> In the main virt-manager screen, highlight your connection and use
> the menu bar  Edit -> Connection Details.  On the 'Overview' tab
> in the dialog that pops up the first line shows 'Connection: [YOUR URI]'
> Daniel
> Finally got some time.  It says "Connection:" is "qemu:///system", and gives
> the LAN-local hostname.  I tried:
> qemu://IP/system
> qemu+ssh://IP/system
> qemu://hostname/system
> qemu+ssh://hostname/system
> and then within a ssh +X IP session
> qemu:///system
> All of them failed the same way, with a popup reading "Cannot find guest
> domain...".
> --
> Jonathan E. Brickman

Hi Jonathan,
have you tried this way?

virt-viewer -c qemu+ssh://root@your_host_ip_or_name/system guestname  ?

I don't know using spice but it absolutely works with VNC.

Best regards,

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