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From Mike Jumper <>
Subject Re: No connections for header authenticated user
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:41:35 GMT
On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 11:46 AM, Adi Linden <> wrote:

> I posted build instructions and configuration files to gist
> nden/41c0c5c4aaca301260e5980dc4e0ef1e#file-guac_build-md

Regarding the above:

"/var/lib/tomcat8/.guacamole symlink to /etc/guacamole GUACAMOLE_HOME"

1) If you're using /etc/guacamole (which you should), you do not need to
create symbolic links to guide Guacamole there. It will look there by
2) The symbolic link you're creating will have no effect.
"/var/lib/tomcat8" is not the home directory of the user running Tomcat on


The location actually being used by Guacamole will be logged to the Tomcat
logs on startup.

"Make sure the last command shows Oracle Java 8 as default, as Guacamole
0.9.14 didn't build for me using the OpenJDK versions."

OpenJDK should work just fine. If that is not the case, opening a detailed
bug report would be appreciated.

"user-mapping: /etc/guacamole/user-mapping.xml"

There is no "user-mapping" property, so this will have no effect. The
property you're thinking of ("basic-user-mapping") was deprecated in
0.9.10-incubating. In releases since 0.9.10-incubating, using
"basic-user-mapping" would have resulted in a warning in the logs. This
will not be the case in future releases as it has been finally removed
entirely for the 1.0.0 release:

"Replace the contents of /etc/guacamole/user-mapping.xml with


You can simply delete "user-mapping.xml" if you will not be using it.

- Mike

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