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From Nick Couchman <vn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: guacd docker container can't access local network
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:41:01 GMT
On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 3:09 AM Aram Akhavan <aram.akhavan@asu.edu> wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I've successfully installed guacamole through docker and can now connect
> to the docker host with guacamole using ssh and rdp protocols. However, I
> can't get it to connect to other hosts on my local network.
>
> It seems that for some reason the docker container can't access the local
> network. Oddly enough, from within the container I can ping my desktop
> computer, but that's it.
>
>
> For testing purposes, I created an smb share on my Windows 10 desktop, and
> attempted to make a connection from a docker container. If I use the
> default ubuntu image:
>
> *sudo docker run -itd --name conn-test ubuntu*
>
> Then open a console in the container, install *smbclient* and run *smbclient
> -L 192.168.1.3*, I get the expected response.
>
>
> However, if I use guacd:
>
> *docker run --name some-guacd -itd guacamole/guacd*
>
> Installing and running the same *smbclient -L 192.168.1.3* gives me a
> connection reset error!
>
>
> How can I connect to a host on my local network from guacd if it can't
> connect? Why doesn't it connect?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Aram
>

This is not really a Guacamole issue, this is more of a Docker and/or O/S
issue, probably something with how either Docker or the firewall on the
Docker host is configured.

-Nick

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