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Jan 20, 2022
Hey I have a proxmox server that has 2 VMs running on it.
I was moving my Proxmox server, so I turned it off, unplugged it and moved it.
I plugged it back in and booted it up.

It started to boot into one of the VMs hosted on the Proxmox server and got stuck, so I changed the boot partition, to the proxmox partition.
It starts all the way, and then tells me to connect to the proxmox via browser via is the expected IPaddress)

I can't connect to it in the browser, so I tried to ping it. I can't even ping it. I can log into the server via serial connection
1. I tried to ping out from the proxmox server and can't ping out from on the proxmox server. I can ping from the proxmox, (that is the ip address of the proxmox.)
2. I checked the /etc/network/interfaces, and everything looks good.
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

iface enp5s0f0 inet manual

auto vmbr0
iface vmbr0 inet static
     bridge-ports enp5s0f0
     bridge-stp off
     bridge-fd 0

iface enp5s0f1

3. I checked to make sure that the interface name "enp5s0f0" was correct, and it is.
4. I tried to add another cable connected to the device, but doesn't change anything
5. I started to see if I could reinstall proxmox, and if it would work... it pulls a dhcp address as expected. (So I know that It can work, there is some configuration that is routing traffic wrong within the server)

What else can I try, and what is the issue?
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Did you try to ping the gateway?
I did try to ping the gateway, but I didn't get any reply

I didn't think adding "auto enp5s0f0" would help. Because I hadn't seen it anywhere. I wish I would have tried that.

I ended up just rebuilding the server, I couldn't find this thread anymore. I figured that I didn't get verified. I had to rebuild about a month's worth of systems.


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