Connectivity to Proxmox PVE GUI and SSH are extremely slow


New Member
Oct 15, 2023
I have been banging my head against the wall for a while now and really cannot figure this out.

As an example: my Proxmox server is configured at and connecting to it should be as easy as ssh root@ or navigating to while on the same local network. However, suddenly, a few days ago, connecting to this has become slow to the point I cannot access my PVE "remotely". I'm on the same network and cannot connect. Once in a blue moon I'm able to ssh or connect to the web gui but both quickly freeze and drop the connection.

However, my VMs are still fully accessible and are lightning quick.

I am at a loss and am about to reinstall Proxmox. Any support would be greatly appreciated.

Proxmox V 7.3
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Proxmox V 7.3
So you never did an upgrade to fix idea if this would help but usually the first step would be to upgrade to the most recent version if something isn't working as expected. We are on PVE 8.0 while 7.4 is still supported until mid 2024.

Did you try to ping the PVE host? Any lost packets or high delay?
Pinging said host is extremely quick, sub 3ms no packet loss. I will perform an update asap and let you know if any issues arise.


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