How to get remote access to Proxmox AND assigned DNS?


Apr 8, 2019
Hello again Proxmox Community,

I'm very new to Virtual Machine Management and Networking in general. So far I've successfully installed Proxmox on my server and spun up 2 VMs. My next goal is to:
1. Get remote access to Proxmox
2. Assign an HTTPS DNS address to Proxmox (i.e. And yes, I do have access to a DNS host.

I've looked into OpenVPN, and although it looks really secure, it does look quite complicated. Maybe I'll look into setting up OpenVPN later, but right now I just want to accomplish the first 2 goals (also I don't plan to keep this server online much right now, so I feel quite secure doing this).

I should also mention I am using DHCP. Another reason assigning an HTTPS DNS address would be all the more handy.
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Any IP that you use on vmbr0 can be used to access Proxmox. If NATTED redirect port 8006 to that IP.
Ok, I'm afraid to get this wrong, so let me type what I plan to do based on the Port Forwarding with IPTables guide:
Say my Public IP is and my Proxmox Private IP is, I would do ...

> echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
> iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -s 0/0 -d --dport 8006 -j DNAT --to
> iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -d -j SNAT --to-source

And so then I could connect to it by ? Sorry, I'm very new to networking and I don't want to mess this up.
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So you don't have any routing devices in front of Proxmox ?

You can just assign a public IP to vmbr0 and access it directly.


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