Console Client Resources - Administration Guide

Windows Users

To be able to connect to a virtual machine via SPICE or VNC protocols using locally installed console client (the 'Native client' option), please download and install virt-viewer client using these links:

For USB redirection from client machine to virtual machine with SPICE protocol, please download and install UsbDk using these links:

Alternatively, you can use the deprecated USB Clerk for USB redirection from client machine to virtual machine with SPICE protocol. It is available for download from the following links:

GNU/Linux Users

To be able to connect to a virtual machine via SPICE or VNC protocols using locally installed console client (the 'Native client' option), install virt-viewer console client using package manager from your distribution. On RHEL-like systems run:

  • yum install virt-viewer

For connecting to a virtual machine using SPICE protocol via Firefox web browser plugin, please install spice browser plugin using package manager from your distribution. On RHEL-like systems run:

  • yum install spice-xpi

Browser-Based Console Clients (SPICE-HTML5 and noVNC)

If your websocket proxy uses a security certificate issued by the engine, you need to import the engine's certificate authority into your browser from here: ca.crt.

Important note: For using browser-based console clients websocket proxy must be configured and deployed by your administrator.