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Re: [Xen-API] Console Login Bug?

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  • From: Brian Menges <bmenges@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 08:27:08 -0700
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-API] Console Login Bug?

Recommend upgrading first to XenCenter 6.1 (build 872)

- Brian Menges
Principal Engineer, DevOps
GoGrid | ServePath | ColoServe | UpStream Networks

-----Original Message-----
From: xen-api-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-api-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Graham Frank
Sent: Saturday, June 08, 2013 17:04
To: xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] Console Login Bug?

Some additional details --

1. Happens in XenCenter 6.0.2 53158 as well 2. Discovered Shift 3 backspaces 
while Shift 2 erases back to home

On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Graham Frank <jakiao@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm running a handful of resource pools running XCP 1.6 61809c. The
> XenCenter version is 6.0 50489.
> Beginning last night, a strange problem has spread across all of our
> Linux VMs. Any Linux VM with an @ symbol in the password appears to be
> triggering a bug in the XenCenter console.
> Example: I login to a Linux VM over console and it works fine. I exit.
> I try to login again. All further attempts fail. And now I find that
> any attempt to console to any VM on any resource pool where I have to
> type the @ results in complete failure. This includes VMs that I could
> login to just moments ago.
> So what's going on? You can see it when you try to type the password
> as the username. Upon sending the @ symbol (either thru the keystroke
> or pasting the text), all text prior to the @ symbol is erased.
> SSH still works and the VMs individually appear to be okay. KVM to
> real Linux servers doesn't experience this issue either. If you're
> already logged into the VM in the Xen console, then you can type @ all
> you want. This issue is not happening on Windows VMs as far as I can
> tell.
> It is happening on multiple computers to all of our staff. The issue
> began last night.
> Does anybody have some insight to this issue? Thanks.
> --Graham

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