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From austin wonderly <lacrosse1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What could be causing guacamole to kill my server
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2017 22:36:23 GMT
The esxi update ended up doing the trick! Guacamole is functioning without
any issues now.

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 3:19 PM, austin wonderly <lacrosse1991@gmail.com>
wrote:

> it might be an ESXI bug. I'm going to see if there are any updates
> available, will provide an update soon.
>
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191201
>
> On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 2:48 PM, austin wonderly <lacrosse1991@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I had to change the network adapter type from vmnet3 to e1000e.
>> Apparently this can cause other issues though, so I'm going to keep playing
>> around with it and see if I can get it working with the vmnet3 adapter
>> again.
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Mike Jumper <mike.jumper@guac-dev.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> For future reference, what did you try specifically that ultimately
>>> solved things? The answers on SO may well change order, get edited, etc.
>>> over time.
>>>
>>> On Sep 7, 2017 11:31, "austin wonderly" <lacrosse1991@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> actually I tried the first answer found on this page
>>>> https://serverfault.com/questions/859095/why-does-my-de
>>>> bian-server-freeze/859118, and for some reason that did the trick
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 2:23 PM, austin wonderly <lacrosse1991@gmail.com
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Is it possible that ESXI could be causing problems? I tried perform a
>>>>> similar installation in workstation today, and was able to get things
>>>>> running properly. I then tried taking the same exact steps in ESXI and
>>>>> encountered the unresponsive problem again.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:33 PM, austin wonderly <
>>>>> lacrosse1991@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Here are some screenshots of what I get when accessing guacamole:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Login screen comes up properly:
>>>>>> SSH terminal shows up after I've authenticated, at which point the
>>>>>> system immediately becomes unresponsive:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ‚Äč
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:25 PM, austin wonderly <
>>>>>> lacrosse1991@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> thanks for your help with this.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm going to try installing guacamole manually tomorrow. Regarding
>>>>>>> the responsiveness of the server, when this issue occurs, the
server will
>>>>>>> stop responding to pings, the console will become unresponsive,
and esxi
>>>>>>> will report a spike in CPU usage for the host. Guacamole's interface
will
>>>>>>> no longer respond either due to the loss of network connectivity.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:20 PM, Mike Jumper <
>>>>>>> mike.jumper@guac-dev.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 7:13 PM, austin wonderly <
>>>>>>>> lacrosse1991@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> hello,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I'm trying to set up guacamole to allow html5 ssh access
to my
>>>>>>>>> server. so far I've done the following:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 1. apt-get install guacamole
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Though this is unlikely to be related to your problem, I
would
>>>>>>>> recommend installing a recent release of Guacamole following
the manual,
>>>>>>>> rather than installing packages via apt-get.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 3. Restarted Guacd and tomcat
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> After doing all of this, I'll be able to login to guacamole's
web
>>>>>>>>> interface and get presented with "Login:" on guacamole's
web terminal
>>>>>>>>> interface, but then my debian installation (clean install
aside from
>>>>>>>>> guacamole, open-vm-tools, and ssh) just becomes completely
unresponsive and
>>>>>>>>> won't respond again until I perform a hard reboot. I'm
running Linux
>>>>>>>>> kingston 4.9.0-3-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.30-2+deb9u2
(2017-06-26) x86_64
>>>>>>>>> GNU/Linux.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Does the lack of response correlate to logging in to Guacamole?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> When the system is unresponsive, does the Guacamole interface
>>>>>>>> respond (page can be reloaded, you can log out / back in
successfully,
>>>>>>>> etc.)?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> To what degree is the system unresponsive? Does the server
respond
>>>>>>>> to input via a hardware keyboard? Does the server respond
to pings?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Is there something in my configuration that's incorrect?
I checked
>>>>>>>>> syslog and catalina.log, but they both just stop logging
at the same time
>>>>>>>>> that my system becomes unresponsive.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It's unlikely that anything in Guacamole could cause your
system to
>>>>>>>> go entirely down like this. Since "unresponsive" can mean
many things, I
>>>>>>>> think the first step here is to determine exactly what condition
occurs on
>>>>>>>> the server to result in that behavior.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - Mike
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>
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