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This FAQ is a work in progress designed to answer the questions our users most frequently ask about Harvester.

  1. How can I ssh login to the Harvester node?

  2. What is the default login username and password of the Harvester dashboard?

    username: admin
    password: # you will be promoted to set the default password when logging in for the first time

  3. How can I access the kubeconfig file of the Harvester cluster?

    # You can either download the kubeconfig file from the Harvester 
    # dashboard or access it via one of the Harvester management nodes. E.g.,
    $ cat /etc/rancher/rke2/rke2.yaml

  4. How do I access the embedded Rancher dashboard?

    Please refer to the troubleshooting section.

  5. How to install the qemu-guest-agent of a running VM.

    # cloud-init will only be executed once, reboot it after add the cloud-init config with the following command.
    $ cloud-init clean --logs --reboot