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OLVM: Running virsh Command Prompt Authentication Request (Doc ID 2533735.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64


Runing virsh command prompt authentication requests, for example:

# virsh list
Please enter your authentication name:
Please enter your password:
error: failed to connect to the hypervisor
error: authentication failed: Failed to start SASL negotiation: -1 (SASL(-1): generic failure: All-whitespace username.)


You can only run virsh with '--readonly' options like below:

#virsh --readonly list

Id Name State
11 7u6-4 running
12 7u6-5 running


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