Have you restarted the specific nova-consoleauth service ?
TBC, the VNC console is one way to quickly access the instance, but if you need
more, there are other ways to connect the guest :
Putting it as Invalid since I don't really see a clear Nova issue, but
let's reopen the bug by marking it as "New" if you can explain more
what's the specific issue you have.
** Changed in: nova
Status: New => Invalid
** Changed in: nova
Importance: Undecided => Low
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VNC console fails to connect
Status in OpenStack Compute (nova):
When try to open an instance VNC console, we get an error message (such as
"failed to connect server; code=1006) after some time.For the initial 5 min it
work successfully.(pike release)
browser refresh it eventually works.
INFO nova.consoleauth.manager [req-0db1a667-bba0-427d-ba0b-4f03ecf1bcca - - -
- -] Checking Token: f2c6eac1-ad7a-4bbf-8952-7e7fd5c4ae75, False
INFO nova.console.websocketproxy [req-0db1a667-bba0-427d-ba0b-4f03ecf1bcca -
- - - -] handler exception: The token 'f2c6eac1-ad7a-4bbf-8952-7e7fd5c4ae75' is
invalid or has expired
-3 compute nodes and 2 controller nodes
-nova.conf on compute node has,
vnc_enabled = True
novnc_enabled = True
vnc_keymap = en-us
vncserver_listen = 0.0.0.0
vncserver_proxyclient_address = 10.20.0.137
novncproxy_base_url = http://10.20.3.101:6080/vnc_auto.html
-nova.conf on controller node has [cache] section
enabled = true
backend = oslo_cache.memcache_pool
memcache_servers = 10.20.0.142:11211,10.20.0.164:11211,10.20.0.152:11211
Steps to reproduce
login to the dashboard as a project user, spawn a VM, from the drop down -
select VNC console. Able to connect to vnc console for initial 5-7 min after
this not able to connect.An empty VNC window appears but cannot connect to the
VM with an error "Failed to connect to server(code:1006)".
any guidance on resolve this would be really appreciated
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