Console timeouts (Firefox only)


Active Member
Apr 6, 2019
California, US
If I open either a noVNC or xterm.js shell to the Proxmox host or container the shell will eventually, within a couple of minutes, time out. By time out I mean there is no visible error but the window stops accepting input and is hung. This ONLY occurs on Firefox. On Chrome I can leave the shell open for an hour and it'll remain connected just fine.

I assume this is an issue with Firefox more aggressively backgrounding the browser tab in some way that makes me lose the connection? I am alt-tabbing between the shell and other applications a lot so it is ending up in the background.

This happened in both Proxmox 5.4 and now Proxmox 6.

Anyone else seeing this?


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