I'm not a sysadmin. I don't like to spend time deploying things, managing systems, handling updates, backups, ...
But I also like virtual machines. I played with virtualbox, libvirt, vagrant, puppet, ... but I didn't fall in love.
Proxmox Virtual Environment is a complete server virtualization management solution, based on KVM virtualization and containers.
Based on Debian and KVM: nice. I installed it, uploaded an iso, created a VM and... Wat. Java required? In my browser? In 2014? How about no?
Fortunately, the latest version supports SPICE.
virt-viewer, to get the
- On the web interface, in your VM's section, under the hardware tab, enable SPICE in display item.
- I had to reboot, but it's likely just me being a moron^w^winfected by badbios.
- A SPICE button should now be present in you VM section. Clicking on it will download a spice token, usable for 30 seconds.
remote-viewer spiceproxy --debug
You can now enjoy proxmox without having to install oracle-bloatware-RCE-Java-plugin.exe