phpVirtualbox console not working - blank

  • Does virtualbox web service start now?

    omv 5.6.13 usul | 64 bit | 5.11 proxmox kernel | omvextrasorg 5.6.2 | kvm plugin 5.1.6
    omv-extras.org plugins source code and issue tracker - github


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  • unfortunately not :

    Code
    root@backup-nas:~# date
    Wed 24 May 15:52:13 CEST 2017
    root@backup-nas:~# service vboxweb-service status
    ● vboxweb-service.service
    Loaded: not-found (Reason: No such file or directory)
    Active: inactive (dead)
    root@backup-nas:~# service vboxweb-service start
    Failed to start vboxweb-service.service: Unit vboxweb-service.service failed to load: No such file or directory.
    root@backup-nas:~#
  • I would try uninstalling and reinstalling.

    omv 5.6.13 usul | 64 bit | 5.11 proxmox kernel | omvextrasorg 5.6.2 | kvm plugin 5.1.6
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  • since Virtualbox is functioning, except for the Console, I guess I'd better leave it alone.


    One quirk that might hold some clue :
    the VM directory is /srv/dev-disk-by-id-md-name-nas-softraid/VM
    The virtual machines are stored in /srv/dev-disk-by-id-md-name-nas-softraid/VM/virtual_machines
    This directory is a symlink to /VM on the OS drive because SSD.


    Could this be causing the issue as per OP ??

  • I also meet same issue on OMV 4.X.
    phpvirtualbox small preview can see vm is running, but CONSOLE cannot see anything.
    besides, I can use RealVNC to connect without error, but no images show up. Black on realvnc screen.

  • New name of systemd unit vboxweb (/lib/systemd/system/vboxweb.service)
    Replace this

    Code
    service vboxweb-service start



    to this


    Code
    service vboxweb start
  • You can also try this,
    worked for me after fresh install of OMV 4
    Keep in mind that it will remove VNC, but RDP and console is working perfectly after installing this.
    Check Vbox version upfront, newest from OMV Extra repo is Vitualbox 5.2.24:


    Upgrade Ext Pack:

    Code
    wget https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.2.24/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.2.24.vbox-extpack
    vboxmanage extpack install --replace /root/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.2.24.vbox-extpack


    Remove VNC, use RDP instead:


    Code
    vboxmanage list extpacks
    vboxmanage extpack uninstall VNC
    vboxmanage extpack cleanup

    Maybe you can skip the update, but I didn`t try ^^

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