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    Console will Not Work

    I tried the the consoles that come with Proxmox and none of them will launch to connect with my containers or vms. They error no matter what I do. Sep 29 08:35:46 proxmox pvedaemon[205498]: command '/usr/bin/termproxy 5900 --path /vms/100 --perm VM.Console -- /usr/bin/dtach -A...
  2. V

    How to maintain buffers between LXC consoles and primary console's instance switches?

    It has been problematic for quite some time with the default function of LXCs where when you change to another LXC and then back, you lose your terminal/console history. Is there a method available to retain this outside of opening the console in its own window? Organizationally, when working...
  3. powersupport

    proxmox vms unable to serial port

    HI, when I changed the console to serial, the console is not able to access it, anyone can advise on this? Thank you.
  4. W

    console tab shows garbage or missing characters - workaround

    Running Prxomox VE 7.4-3 and opening the PVE web page in Chrome Version 114.0.5735.198 (Official Build) unknown (64-bit), I noticed that one of my machines running Xubuntu the console tab for VMs and containers worked perfectly. On another machine, running straight Ubuntu and the same version of...
  5. C

    Problem Console noVNC, pfsense, termproxy

    Hello, i installed a Pfsense 2.6 in proxmox 7.4 ( Edge configuration), routing all Wan trafic to Pfsense and add some rules after activating the rules i had this issue : failed waiting for client: timed out TASK ERROR: command '/usr/bin/termproxy 5900 --path /nodes/proxmox-01 --perm Sys.Console...
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    [SOLVED] Can't access consoles when accessing from the web

    *** TL;DR BELOW *** Hi there, After quite a few weeks of thinking about it, I finally pulled the plug and bought a domainfor myself :D so that I could finally start implementing and understanding a more realistic use case for all my LXCs and VMs: shame on me for waiting too long. Now, using...
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    Virtual machine console problem

    Good morning, I have a problem with the consoles of a cluster. I cannot see the console of the virtual machines if I am not logged in to the node. I do not know if I explained well. If I log in to node1 I can't see the console of the virtual machines on node2. If you can help me? Regards and...
  8. N

    Windows doesn't load after going to sleep

    I would like to setup my geust machine (Windoes 11) to sleep after some time. It helps to save energy. However, after going to sleep, it doesn't log in anymore via consoles or RDP. I use SPICE on Proxmox 7.3-4
  9. C

    LXC Containers

    Hello, greetings to all the community, I need to know how I can see through console the last modification date of a VPS lxc, and if this is active.
  10. S

    Error when backing up and entering the VNC console

    Hello everyone, I hope you are very well and can help me, I happen to have a version of PVE 6.0-4 and recently I have experienced strange behavior on my VMs. I noticed this in the backup task, because it began to throw an error "got timeout", this only happened with a couple of VMs, but over...
  11. I

    Local Console with Chromium

    Has anyone installed chromium and had the console switch to it one boot? I think it would be nice to beable to admin proxmox if there was a network issue from the GUI physically on the system.
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    noVNC weird problems (containers console is blurried and on VM keyboard layout it's almost unable to write anything that isn't letters & numbers)

    I have a single 6.4-15 proxmox node with some containers and VM. For all my containers console look like: For all my VM I can only write the following characters: I can't write "/", which limits a lot to navigate through the FS or to set IP/CIDR. This is locking me out of a backuped VM...
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    S.M.A.R.T.: Can I tell PVE somehow to use 'smart -d sat' for my external drive?

    The PVE GUI returns S.M.A.R.T. status unknown on my external disk. This mirrors what smartctl tells me on the command line root@pve:~# smartctl -a /dev/sda smartctl 7.2 2020-12-30 r5155 [x86_64-linux-5.15.60-1-pve] (local build) Copyright (C) 2002-20, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke...
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    [SOLVED] Websocket connection invalid pvevnc ticket

    Hello Reading through the API call I can successfuly make request to the following endpoints: post - api2/json/access/ticket post - api2/json/nodes/node/lxc/vmid/vncproxy get api2/json/nodes/node/lxc/vmid/vncwebsocket From these (besides other things) I have the pvevnc-ticket, the websocket...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] VM Console not responding to keyboard

    I successfully installed Ubuntu Server on my VM, but am unable to login because the console doesn't respond to my keyboard. Any advice? I'm currently using the noVNC console, the other two options SPICE and xterm are greyed out. Whats odd is I am able to use the shell of the host node, but...
  16. H

    Empty/black console with LXC "tty"

    Hello, I created an LXC container with the "debian-11-standard_11.3-1_amd64.tar.zst" template. When I'm trying to access the console it's empty. I can't do anything with it. I have to switch the "Console mode" to "shell" to make it work. What can cause this? I tried to press enter or any other...
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    [SOLVED] Console is using SPICE instead of noVNC

    Hello, when opening a console of a VM, it used to open noVNC per default. Now, probably after the update from 7.1 to 7.2, PVE downloads a spice file "pve-spice.vv". According to "Spice is not enabled by default. To enable it set the Display in the Hardware...
  18. powersupport

    Issue when accessing Proxmox console after enabling the firewall

    Hi Guys, We have actually configured our proxmox firewall in order to restrict all INPUT access to the cluster and only allowed some services which need public access. We have also blocked the dashboard access to 8006 since exposing this port to the public might be risky. After enabling the...
  19. Y

    [SOLVED] Unable to open console to Ubuntu 16.04 container on Proxmox 7.1 with systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=0

    Hi, I'm trying to install a new container with Ubuntu 16.04 on Proxmox 7.1. According to, it is possible with customized boot options. I have followed recommendations and I can see that my kernel cmdline is properly updated...
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    [SOLVED] Console welcome banner incorrect IP

    HI everyone, This could easily affect more than PBS (e.g. PVE) without me having seen this behaviour before, but PBS 2.0-10 welcome banner on console is stating the old/original IP that it was installed with. After moving it to a new physical location on a different network, on a different...


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