[PVE-User] Question about console access via vnc

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Jun 19 10:09:04 CEST 2008

Hi Scott,

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com 
> [mailto:pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] Im Auftrag von Scott Dowdle
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 10. Juni 2008 23:54
> An: proxmoxve
> Is there a way to connect to the console of Virtual Machines 
> with vncviewer rather than the VNC applet?  My main desktop 
> machine is an x86_64 box and to the best of my knowledge, 
> there isn't a JRE for x86_64.
> If so, how do you connect to a Proxmox VE virtual machine 
> with vncviewer?

I finally found a way to do that - although a bit clumsy:

# nc -l -p 5900 -c "qm vncproxy <vmid> <password>"

Then you can connect to port 5900 (one time, because
<password> is in fact a ticket)

Does that work for you?

- Dietmar

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