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authorChristophe Fergeau <cfergeau@redhat.com>2016-12-01 16:29:47 (GMT)
committerChristophe Fergeau <cfergeau@redhat.com>2016-12-05 09:59:24 (GMT)
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man: Mention that ssh-agent can be usefulHEADmaster
When using a tunneled SPICE connection, the user will get a dozen authentication prompts if they are not using ssh-agent. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1377283
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@@ -179,6 +179,15 @@ To connect to a remote console using TLS
virt-viewer --connect xen://example.org/ demo
To connect to a remote host using SSH, lookup the guest config and
+then make a tunnelled connection of the console
+
+ virt-viewer --connect qemu+ssh://root@example.org/ demo
+
+When using a SSH tunnel to connect to a SPICE console, it's recommended to
+have ssh-agent running to avoid getting multiple authentication prompts.
+
+
+To connect to a remote host using SSH, lookup the guest config and
then make a direct non-tunnelled connection of the console
virt-viewer --direct --connect xen+ssh://root@example.org/ demo