[pve-devel] VNC console

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Fri Jun 1 10:21:25 CEST 2018


why not use screen or tmux or something similar?

On 06/01/2018 10:19 AM, Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote:
> Hi to all
> I've asked the same on your forum , but maybe this is a more appropriate place.
> 
> What I really miss in PVE from other hypervisors like XenServer, is a
> real VNC console, persisting after closing the browser.
> 
> In example: I had to remotely update a server BIOS. Obviously, this
> operation must not be interrupted. The current VNC console (NoVNC or
> xterm.js) doesn't persist session like a real VNC console.
> If you close the browser window or navigate to another page, you loose
> the current session (and all commands gets interrupted)
> 
> This is absolutely not safe when performing some operations.
> Do you have any workaround? I would expect that a NoVNC console, as
> VNC client, would persist commands like any other VNC clients.
> 
> In example, "vncviewer my.xenserver.host 5901" will persist even after
> killing the "vncviewer" process.
> This is not the same with NoVNC.
> 
> Any idea ? If currently is not possible, do you have plan to add
> support for this ? I think that would be much apreciated.
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