[SOLVED] Can't access a Win10 KVM - help please


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Apr 27, 2014
Running a Proxmox Virtual Environment 5.4-13 and have a Win10 Enterprise KVM I can't access. Due to some stupid circumstance, it only has a local IP so is not reachable via internet.

I connect to it via browser using the VNC console built into Proxmox, I can see the screen but clicking around I can't trigger the login fields. I also tried sendkey ctrl-alt-delete but I am still looking at the screensaver :-(

Any other clever ways to connect? all I need to do is give the machine a public IP so I can reach it via RDP

p.s. if it helps, my client machine is running OS X. I'm all out of ideas.
Sometimes, another browser helps, have you tried that?
Maybe the guest hangs, have you tried to restart the guest?
What about the configured display adapter? Is it per chance SPICE?
THanks for the hint but:

- tried another browser per your suggestion without luck
- I restarted the guest a couple of times already hoping for the best ;-)
- display adapter is and always was vnc. changed it to spice and back to vnc

I guess I'll look around for a Win10 rescue / Boot CD and see if I can edit the network config of the guest this way? Once its reachable via Internet I can get to it...
Glad I could help.
I spoke too soon. Yesterday, after your suggestion, I could move my mouse across the win10 screen and get top the login window. Unfortunately I couldn't get past the welcome screen. After a few reboots, trying different things, I can now again, not get to the login window despite the settings being the same as yesterday. I also don't see the "restart/shutdown" button on the login screen which was visible yesterday :-(

Anyway, I think this is looking more and more like a Win problem and nothing to do with Proxmox.


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