How to change IP address and update UI to be served?


New Member
Sep 24, 2023
Hello, I had proxmox running great locally on a network of I had an extra NIC card that I had installed that would be dedicated as the WAN side and the gateway nic for my network. I've not plugged in both of those, and my network happily got their static mappings. One issue is that the proxmox machine still thinks it's using its old ip address of I need to it so that it acquires a statically mapped dhcp ip address like everything else. I have a few assumptions to confirm:

1) I assume the MAC that will appear on my network requesting for DHCP will be the NIC of the slave that's associated with vmbr0?

2) I have root access to the machine, but the gui will not load for me. I edited the /etc/network/interfaces file to update the ip address to the new ip address (, and I updated the /etc/hosts file as well. Although the login prompt at this point displays the correct address to log into, it is still not loading in my browser. Is there a specific way to configure the GUI to bind to a specific interface and listen on a specific IP? How do I manage my services via the CLI, including the GUI if I need to restart it?
Okay. Do you have anything to add as to why the gui is not appearing on said static ip


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