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What port does Virt-who use?

What port does Virt-who use?

Open a network port for communication between virt-who and each hypervisor or virtualization manager: VMware vCenter: TCP port 443.

What does virt-who do?

virt-who is agent for reporting virtual guest IDs to subscription manager. It works either locally or via remote hypervisor. It obtains association between hosts and guests in the given environment (e.g. hypervisor or local system) and then reports it to the subscription manager (SAM, Satellite 5, Satellite 6).

Why Virt-who is required?

The virt-who agent is a specific tool that assists subscription services. This article focuses on what virt-who does and when you need virt-who. Some RHEL subscriptions, offer guest entitlements in addition to the physical entitlement provided in the base subscription.

What is virt-who daemon?

The virt-who daemon retrieves host-guest mapping information from one or more hypervisor management platforms.

What is virt who daemon?

Why Virt who is required?

What is a virt_who_reporter?

The user is named virt_who_reporter$id and has a randomly generated password. The virt-who user is assigned the Virt-who Reporter role, which provides minimal permissions, allowing the user to only perform virt-who reporting. No manual configuration of these accounts is possible, and they cannot be used to login to the Satellite Server.

Is Virt-who a server or client?

To minimize security risk, virt-who is a network client, not a server. It only does outbound connections to find and register new hypervisors and does not need access to any virtual machines.

Should I install Virt-who on Hyper-V or Red Hat Satellite?

For Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere, install virt-who on either the Satellite or a dedicated instance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. For Red Hat hypervisors the decision requires more analysis.

How many hypervisors can a single Virt-who instance connect to?

A single virt-who instance can connect to multiple hypervisors and report the virtual machines hosted by each. Red Hat recommends one hypervisor or virtualization manager per virt-who configuration file.