If you need to connect virt-manager to a KVM host over ssh in Windows, then Windows 11 and WSL 2 made things a whole lot easier for you. Even if you need to connect virt-manager through an ssh tunnel and arbitrary port because your network is reachable only through a bastion host and ssh key authentication. Here is how.
Windows 11/10 and WSL 2 DevOps environment
In this post I showed you how you can turn Windows 11 and Windows 10 with WSL into a fully fledged development environment. Here are the settings and tools I use for DevOps/SysOps on Windows. It may take some getting used to, but if you’re as shortcut-Ninja as I’m (I alt-tab, ctrl-c/ctrl-v a lot), you can work pretty fast in this set up.
YubiKey support in OpenSSH for Windows 11 and Windows 10
In this post, I’ll show you how to properly install Microsoft OpenSSH client in Windows 11 and Windows 10, and how to configure your YubiKey.
Retrieve SSH public key from Active Directory for SSH authentication
How to configure SSH public key authentication for Windows Server in Active Directory (AD)? In this article I’ll explain how to store and retrieve your SSH public keys from Windows Server Active Directory.
How to share OpenSSH keys with WSL in Windows 10
Don’t want to copy over your ssh keys from Windows to WSL Linux? Or generate new ones? Then share your Windows OpenSSH key with WSL! The OpenSSH config gives you the option to share keys using an IdentityFile directive. Here is how you can share your keys between Windows 10 and WSL.