[virt-tools-list] countless password requests

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Tue Feb 16 16:31:19 UTC 2016

The password prompts are because each remote spice connection requires needs
to open many different channels, each channel will prompt for a password if
you don't have SSH keys setup. So, setup ssh keys like Fabiano suggests. It
will fix your problem

- Cole

On 02/16/2016 11:16 AM, LK wrote:
> Hi Fabiano,
> the password is asked by virt-manager when I try to connect to the remote host.
> After the first request I insert the root password and I can see the list of
> virtual machines on the remote host.
> But, If I try to open one of this virtual machine, virt-manager starts asking
> countless time the root password.
> LK
> Am 14.02.2016 um 20:32 schrieb Fabiano Fidêncio:
>> On Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 11:37 AM, LK <cesto at email.it> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm trying to connect to a kvm server running on a remote Fedora 23 host
>>> from an Ubuntu 15.10 host .
>>> The connection is established well and I can see the guest machines running
>>> on the remote  host.
>>> The problem happens when I try to connect to a virtual machine: virt-manager
>>> (1.3.2-0~15.10~ppa0) start asking me for a password countless times and this
>>> make the connection useless.
>>> Any ideas to solve this problem?
>> I didn't get exactly which password you're talking about.
>> How are you trying to connect to the virtual machine? Is it ssh? If
>> yes, it may help you a bit:
>> http://www.tecmint.com/ssh-passwordless-login-using-ssh-keygen-in-5-easy-steps/
>> If not, please, give more details.
>> Best Regards,
>> -- 
>> Fabiano Fidêncio
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