How to troubleshoot the loss of Proxmox home network connection

thusband

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I lost my network connection for Proxmox after I accidentally disconnected the USB connection for a Coral accelerator. When I plugged it back in the connection was lost.

I have Home Assistant along with Frigate (network video recorder) in a Proxmox VM on an Intel NUC. The Coral is connected via USB. I can hook up a monitor and keyboard to the NUC and access Proxmox root so I guess the NUC is OK but my experience with the terminal command line troubleshooting is pretty limited. I replaced the Ethernet cable from the NUC to my router but nothing changed. The Proxmox NUC had a static IP address and I see it in the static IP listings in the router but it doesn't show as connected in the router. I finally reinstalled Proxmox (I wanted to put Frigate in a container anyway) but nothing changed. Now I'm not sure what I need to do next to troubleshoot the lost network connection.

Any pointers greatly appreciated.
 
Yes, this is a continuation. After I reinstalled and couldn't connect I thought I might have a different problem. Now, however, I can't explain it but I can now connect to the web GUI. I reconnected the keyboard and monitor to get into root to get the output of ip a and cat /etc/network/interfaces and tried the IP address again for the heck of it. This time it connected to the web GUI! I'm not understanding why I couldn't get in before.

Here's a photo of the output anyway. Does everything look OK?

Many thanks for your patience and help.
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Yes, this is a continuation. After I reinstalled and couldn't connect I thought I might have a different problem. Now, however, I can't explain it but I can now connect to the web GUI. I reconnected the keyboard and monitor to get into root to get the output of ip a and cat /etc/network/interfaces and tried the IP address again for the heck of it. This time it connected to the web GUI! I'm not understanding why I couldn't get in before.

Here's a photo of the output anyway. Does everything look OK?

Many thanks for your patience and help.
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It looks fine but you now don't have the problem anymore, so it's hard to say what was wrong.
 

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