How to use a Microsoft Windows domain account with virt-who?

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  • How to configure virt-who to use a Microsoft Windows domain account?
  • Using Windows domain account virt-who fails with an authentication error.

    2015-05-26 14:15:32,008 [INFO] - Using virt-who configuration: vcenter1
    2015-05-26 14:15:32,008 [DEBUG] - Starting infinite loop with 3600 seconds interval
    2015-05-26 14:15:43,708 [ERROR] - Unable to login to ESX
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/share/virt-who/virt/esx/", line 152, in scan
    self.client.service.Login(, userName=self.username, password=self.password)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/suds/", line 542, in __call__
    return client.invoke(args, kwargs)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/suds/", line 602, in invoke
    result = self.send(soapenv)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/suds/", line 657, in send
    result = self.failed(binding, e)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/suds/", line 712, in failed
    r, p = binding.get_fault(reply)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/suds/bindings/", line 265, in get_fault
    raise WebFault(p, faultroot)
    WebFault: Server raised fault: 'Cannot complete login due to an incorrect user name or password.'
    2015-05-26 14:15:43,709 [ERROR] - Error in communication with virtualization backend, trying to recover:


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