[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#538799: Bug#538799: libvirt-bin: remote connections fail with netcat-traditional

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Wed Jul 29 10:31:07 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 09:23:45AM +0200, Gábor Gombás wrote:
> When "nc" points to netcat-traditional on the server running libvirtd,
> remote connections do not work:
It's the client connecting via ssh that selects which netcat to use.
Since we can't assume we're connecting to a Debian machine nc is a safer
bet than nc.openbsd. You can give the path to netcat in the connection
URI: (see remote.html in the documentation).
 -- Guido

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