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OLVM: When Accessing noVNC VM Console Prompts Error "Can't Connect to Websocket Proxy Server" (Doc ID 2673129.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 and later
Linux x86-64


When using novnc in the VM console, it prompts:

Followed the Doc ID 2664057.1 steps and make sure that WebSocket proxy service is running and firewall & certificate are properly configured, but the error still persists. 

By checking the OLVM engine messages log, it reports 'permission denied'.

May 22 19:54:02 xxx journal: 2020-05-22 19:54:02,777+1200 ovirt-websocket-proxy: INFO msg:824 handler exception: [Errno 13] Permission denied
May 22 19:54:02 xxx ovirt-websocket-proxy[23043] INFO msg:824 handler exception: [Errno 13] Permission denied 


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