[virt-tools-list] VirtViewer and TCP Keepalives

Marc-André Lureau mlureau at redhat.com
Wed Sep 4 11:45:04 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> Hi
> The bulk of our users run Windows XP (32 bit) clients accessing either Win XP
> or Win 7 guests. Myself and the other sys admin run Fedora 18 and Fedora 19
> desktops respectively. We all experience the time out problem.
> Between the client PCs (Windows and Fedora), we have a pair of firewall
> clusters of different brands. I am the primary administrator of the "inner"
> firewall cluster but have no visibility of the outer firewall cluster.
> Basically we have:
> Client PCs --- Outer FW cluster --- Inner FW cluster --- RHEV-M and RHEV-H
> (actually fat RHEL)
> I have ensured that the FW cluster I maintain does not do timeouts on idle
> connections. I can ssh into a RHEL VM, and leave the SSH session idle for
> days without a disconnect. Once I get a SPICE session to a VM, if I don't
> use it for about 15 minutes or so, it either freezes completely (the SPICE
> session, not the VM) or disconnects with "unable to connect to the graphic
> server"

Have you checked the VM are not suspended or down? (virsh list --all)

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