Can't get into GUI after trying to install SSL Cert


Dec 16, 2021
not sure what happened, but i cant get into the GUI after i installed an SSL cert. probably filled something out wrong.

i can SSH into the server fine, but how do i go about deleting the cert from the command line so i can get back to the GUI?

what is the output of "curl -sk https://localhost:8006" when run from PVE shell?

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sorry, been sick the last couple days. just getting to this now

output of that command is as follows,

Linux pve 6.2.16-4-bpo11-pve #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC PVE 6.2.16-4~bpo11+1 (2023-0 7-07T15:05Z) x86_64

The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software;
the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the
individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.

Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
permitted by applicable law.
Last login: Mon Jul 17 12:48:30 2023 from
root@pve:~# curl -sk https://localhost:8006
<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum- scale=1, user-scalable=no">
<title>pve - Proxmox Virtual Environment</title>
<link rel="icon" sizes="128x128" href="/pve2/images/logo-128.png" />
<link rel="apple-touch-icon" sizes="128x128" href="/pve2/images/logo-128.png " />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/pve2/ext6/theme-crisp/resource s/theme-crisp-all.css?ver=7.0.0" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/pve2/ext6/crisp/resources/char ts-all.css?ver=7.0.0" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/pve2/fa/css/font-awesome.css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/pve2/css/ext6-pve.css?ver=7.4- 16" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/pwt/css/ext6-pmx.css?ver=v3.7. 3 - t1686651928" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="(prefers-color-scheme: dark)" href="/pwt/themes/theme-proxmox-dark.css?ver=v3.7.3 - t1686651928" />

<script type='text/javascript'>function gettext(buf) { return buf; }</script >

<script type="text/javascript" src="/pve2/ext6/ext-all.js?ver=7.0.0"></scrip t>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/pve2/ext6/charts.js?ver=7.0.0"></script >

<script type="text/javascript" src="/pve2/js/u2f-api.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/qrcode.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
Proxmox = {
Setup: { auth_cookie_name: 'PVEAuthCookie' },
defaultLang: 'en',
NodeName: 'pve',
UserName: '',
CSRFPreventionToken: 'null'
<script type="text/javascript" src="/proxmoxlib.js?ver=v3.7.3 - t1686651928" ></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/pve2/js/pvemanagerlib.js?ver=7.4-16"></ script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/pve2/ext6/locale/locale-en.js?ver=7.0.0 "></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
if (typeof(PVE) === 'undefined') PVE = {};
Ext.History.fieldid = 'x-history-field';
Ext.onReady(function() { Ext.create('PVE.StdWorkspace');});

<!-- Fields required for history management -->
<form id="history-form" class="x-hidden">
<input type="hidden" id="x-history-field"/>
<title>pve - Proxmox Virtual Environment</title>
As you can see login page, or as much of it as possible for command line, is returned back, so its not a server side issue.
The solution posted earlier "thisisunsafe" has always worked for me. I'd recommend giving it another try.
Beyond that, try a different browser, incognito mode and/or repeat steps as outlined here

Everything points to a client side caching issue.

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