general nova packaging questions, novnc/nova-console issues

Asked by Alexander Gordeev on 2012-03-16

i'm using ubuntu 12.04

if i want to use VNC console in the dashboard, i need to install some packages from the universe, but not from the main.

these packages are:
nova-console (it is missing upstart service scripts for both nova-console and nova-consoleauth) and novnc (which is outdated from essex release, filled bugreport here https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/novnc/+bug/956949 ).

do you have any plans for moving this packages to the main?

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If it resolves package issues then yes it will more than likely.
What do you use VNC for, what do you connect to the other system to achieve?

Alexander Gordeev (a-gordeev) said : #2

sorry for confusing, by VNC i mean VNC console in the nova dashboard (horizon). I use it for... i don't know, i think it is the dashboard feature that should work out of the box.

But for what reason do you need to connect?

Alexander Gordeev (a-gordeev) said : #4

VNC is the only way to access the instance if some some network/firewall issues occurs.
And i'm using windows instances, too.

Can you help with this problem?

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