On 05/29/2010 01:02 AM, Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
We have a Fedora box with a couple of virtualized windows boxes (under KVM) for testing.
With Fedora 11 everyone seemed to have access by default to run/see the machines under
So different regular user accounts could launch virt-manager and access
the VMs. Wasn't there a dialogue popping up, asking for the root
password? Did you do any local config changes, like editting PolicyKit
Since upgrading to Fedora 12 a few days ago until root has access --
I tried editing libvirtd.conf as described in http://libvirt.org/auth.html
for the sockets and such), but I'm having no luck. Any hints?
Do you mean 'only' root has access? That should be the default behavior,
virt-manager basically launches a PolicyKit dialog asking for root
credentials. Originally you used to be able to change these privs by
making changes indicated here:
Not sure if that works for polkit-1 in F12 and later. I don't think
messing with socket stuff will make a difference if libvirt is using
PolicyKit (which it does in Fedora).