[SOLVED] Edited Host DNS settings manually. Now Web GUI doesn't load, can SSH though


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Jan 26, 2019
Was doing some troubleshooting, and noticed that I didn't see any DNS servers. So I went into /etc/network/interfaces and set dns-nameservers to and . Rebooted. Now the Web GUI doesn't come up. I checked the file, and it looks the same as before I touched it (no dns-nameserver field). I can access the host with SSH, but I just get timed out when connecting to through a web browser. Checked netstat -ltn | grep 8006 and it is set to listen.

Any ideas?
It was an issue with /etc/hosts . While troubleshooting a few weeks ago, I added this line that I read from an article, but never rebooted: localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 proxmox-host

After removing that line, and then changing /etc/hostname from proxmox-host to proxmox-host.local and then performing a reboot, I am now able to access the Web GUI for Proxmox.

FYI, now /etc/hosts , in regards to IPv4, only contains: localhost.localdomain localhost proxmox-host.local proxmox-host


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