The spice-vdagent is not starting and spice is opening thousands of unix sockets.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Over 32K of unix sockets spawned by spice-vdagent.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (Guest)
    • spice-vdagent-0.14.0-16.el7.x86_64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (Guest)
    • spice-vdagent-0.14.0-13.el6.x86_64

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