While testing Linux KVM on Debian 6, I choose to access the management tool, virt-manager, from my Mac, running OSX Lion, through an SSH connexion. I’m using a french keyboard and discovered that it was sending garbage to the virtual machines console. I couldn’t even use the default Ctrl+Alt key binding to get out of the console.
There are a few tricks to apply to solve this.
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No secrets here, just quick notes on how to generate bigger (safer ?) SSH keys.
Server keys generation:
# /usr/bin/ssh-keygen -t rsa1 -f ssh_host_key -N '' -C "tumfatig.local" -b 4096
# /usr/bin/ssh-keygen -t dsa -f ssh_host_dsa_key -N '' -C "tumfatig.local" -b 1024
# /usr/bin/ssh-keygen -t rsa -f ssh_host_rsa_key -N '' -C "tumfatig.local" -b 4096
Personal key generation:
# ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "email@example.com" -b 4096
This should strengthen the key exchange phase in the cost of more intensive CPU usage during this phase.
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VMware ESXi is nice because it is a stripped free version on ESX. The problem is that the only way to manage it is from the VMware .NET GUI. Unless…
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