Loss of internet, restarting network does not solve fully


Renowned Member
Mar 7, 2014
For some reason my host machine is losing internet connection every 30-60 minutes or such. When I run 'service networking restart' Proxmox is accessible again, but the VMs are not accessible on the internet until I shutdown and start the VM (a reboot does not solve).

'service networking status' and 'journalctl | grep networking' do not show any errors.

I am not too sure where else to look or what else to do. Any help is greatly appreciated as this is quite a serious issue for a production environment.

pveversion -v
proxmox-ve: 7.2-1 (running kernel: 5.15.39-1-pve)
pve-manager: 7.2-7 (running version: 7.2-7/d0dd0e85)
pve-kernel-5.15: 7.2-6
pve-kernel-helper: 7.2-6
pve-kernel-5.15.39-1-pve: 5.15.39-1
ceph-fuse: 14.2.21-1
corosync: 3.1.5-pve2
criu: 3.15-1+pve-1
glusterfs-client: 9.2-1
ifupdown2: 3.1.0-1+pmx3
libjs-extjs: 7.0.0-1
libknet1: 1.24-pve1
libproxmox-acme-perl: 1.4.2
libproxmox-backup-qemu0: 1.3.1-1
libpve-access-control: 7.2-4
libpve-apiclient-perl: 3.2-1
libpve-common-perl: 7.2-2
libpve-guest-common-perl: 4.1-2
libpve-http-server-perl: 4.1-3
libpve-storage-perl: 7.2-7
libspice-server1: 0.14.3-2.1
lvm2: 2.03.11-2.1
lxc-pve: 5.0.0-3
lxcfs: 4.0.12-pve1
novnc-pve: 1.3.0-3
proxmox-backup-client: 2.2.5-1
proxmox-backup-file-restore: 2.2.5-1
proxmox-mini-journalreader: 1.3-1
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 3.5.1
pve-cluster: 7.2-2
pve-container: 4.2-2
pve-docs: 7.2-2
pve-edk2-firmware: 3.20210831-2
pve-firewall: 4.2-5
pve-firmware: 3.5-1
pve-ha-manager: 3.4.0
pve-i18n: 2.7-2
pve-qemu-kvm: 6.2.0-11
pve-xtermjs: 4.16.0-1
qemu-server: 7.2-3
smartmontools: 7.2-pve3
spiceterm: 3.2-2
swtpm: 0.7.1~bpo11+1
vncterm: 1.7-1
zfsutils-linux: 2.1.4-pve1
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I also note that this only started happening after OVH had a network failure on a rack, affecting many servers. 3 of my servers were affected, 2 are fine now but 1 has this hourly network issue. They also replaced my motherboard and I think this may be the culprit but not sure how to diagnose it.
Resolved by setting network configuration to DHCP instead of static. Not sure what is wrong with the static configuration seeing as it's very minimal, but alas.


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