virt-manager fails to startup with the error : ¨Failed to contact configuration server¨

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virt-manager fails to startup with the error below:

Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale NFS locks due to a system crash. See for information. 
(Details -  1: Failed to get connection to session: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-H3dWpSBlXJ: Connection refused)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4
  • virt-manager

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