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From Nick Couchman <>
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 <> 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*, 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* 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.


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