4.3. Configuring Multiple Monitors

4.3.1. Configuring Multiple Displays for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtual Machines

A maximum of four displays can be configured for a single Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machine when connecting to the virtual machine using the SPICE protocol.
  1. Start a SPICE session with the virtual machine.
  2. Open the View drop-down menu at the top of the SPICE client window.
  3. Open the Display menu.
  4. Click the name of a display to enable or disable that display.

    Note

    By default, Display 1 is the only display that is enabled on starting a SPICE session with a virtual machine. If no other displays are enabled, disabling this display will close the session.

4.3.2. Configuring Multiple Displays for Windows Virtual Machines

A maximum of four displays can be configured for a single Windows virtual machine when connecting to the virtual machine using the SPICE protocol.
  1. Click the Virtual Machines tab and select a virtual machine.
  2. With the virtual machine in a powered-down state, click Edit.
  3. Click the Console tab.
  4. Select the number of displays from the Monitors drop-down list.

    Note

    This setting controls the maximum number of displays that can be enabled for the virtual machine. While the virtual machine is running, additional displays can be enabled up to this number.
  5. Click Ok.
  6. Start a SPICE session with the virtual machine.
  7. Open the View drop-down menu at the top of the SPICE client window.
  8. Open the Display menu.
  9. Click the name of a display to enable or disable that display.

    Note

    By default, Display 1 is the only display that is enabled on starting a SPICE session with a virtual machine. If no other displays are enabled, disabling this display will close the session.