To manage certain aspects of the HyperFS VM on the SAN-in-a-box appliance, the GUI "virt-manager" application can be used. In order to do this over SSH from a macOS client, you must first install a local X11 server.


  1. Download Xquartz:
  2. Install Xquartz, logging out and back in when prompted.
    (Bear in mind this might need to be done locally if you're accessing the computer remotely)
  3. Launch terminal
  4. SSH to the Genesis RX host using the "-X" option, for example:

    ssh -X root@

  5. Launch "virt-manager"
  6. Xquartz will automatically launch and display the vert-manager GUI