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Oracle VM: How to Restart the VNC server for a Guest Virtual Machine (Doc ID 758693.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This article describes how to restart the VNC server for a Paravirtualised guest Virtual Machine (VM) on an Oracle VM Server i.e. without having to restart the guest or Oracle VM Server.

The procedure is useful for cases where a VNC session to a guest may hang and connectivity to the guest using  vncviewer is no longer possible.


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In this Document
 VNC Provisioning - HVM vs PVM
 1. Hardware Virtualised (HVM)
 2. Paravirtualised (PVM)

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