GUI not showing after crash


Active Member
Jul 6, 2017

If anyone could give me a fast advise on my toruble :

One node updated to lates kernel/version , most VPSes are CTs, but yesterday installed Windows on VM. During the night Windows VM managed to load the whole server to load:2000 , and froze the server . (Windows was assigned 50% of CPUs , and 30% of RAM .

After manual reboot i see i can start and stop mvirtual machines, however proxmox GUI interface became unaccessible - says "The connection has timed out"

I had tried
service pve-cluster restart && service pvedaemon restart && service pvestatd restart && service pveproxy restart


pve-firewall stop

but no luck .

COuld anywone advise me - how can i check if it runs via CLI and how i can posisbly fix this ?

Also secondary question qould be how Windows VM could freeze whole server ? (I have installed all virtio drivers from )

Would apreciate any help, as this is live server :(

Thanks .

The problem was :
unable to open log file '/var/log/pveproxy/access.log' - Permission denied

most probable after manual reboot permissions got somehow wrong

So its only the second question remains - how Windows VM could bring the whole machine down ?


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