My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle VM: How to Configure 'xm console' Access for Guests (Doc ID 579413.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 2.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The 'xm console' command used to connect to a guest virtual machine (domU) console from an Oracle VM Server does not work as expected. The terminal seems to hang until the 'Ctrl+]' key sequence is entered to detach from the domU console e.g.:

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 1. Hardware Virtualised (HVM or PVHVM)
 2. Paravirtualised (PVM)

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.