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How to Connect to a Virtual Machine Console Using Vncviewer Instead of Manager's Console (Doc ID 1512402.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1.5 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Reviewing currency on 12th.June 2018

Goal

This article explains how to connect to virtual machine console using vncviewer instead of the console button in the OVM Manager Console

This can assist troubleshooting problems accessing a virtual machine console via Oracle VM manager - it may help establish where such a problem lies by verifying the connection to a virtual console is working. 

Solution

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