Not connecting after install


New Member
Aug 2, 2019
Hello. I am new to virtualization so I feel like this problem is basic. Anyway I got everything installed alright but cant connect to anything at all. I have my server in my home LAN behind a new Cisco Catalyst 3560. The server is an HP Proliat dl380 G5 and has 5 ethernet ports on the back. I finally plugged every port into the switch because I have no connection to anything whatsoever. No ping to router no ping to outside world also cant ping the switch. Also the router doesn't pick the server up at all in the IP table the server isn't shown. Also no web interface access either. Never used a forum before so sorry I'm missing any important info. The lights on the switch come on so there is date moving there but there isn't any connection at all. Its like I may as well not even have the server connected to anything at all. here is the output of acr /etc/network/interfaces

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

iface ens3f5 inet manual

auto vmbr0
iface vmbr0 inet static
        bridge_ports ens3f5
        bridge_stp off
        bridge_fd 0

iface ens3f6 inet manual

iface ens3f7 inet manual

iface enp2s0f0 inet manual

iface enp2s0f1 inet manual

iface enp3s0f0 inet manual

iface enp3s0f1 inet manual

iface ens3f0 inet manual

iface ens3f1 inet manual

iface ens2 inet manual

iface ens3f4 inet manual
check the logs on the node - `dmesg` for kernel-related issues, `journalctl -b` for the complete journal, where you could catch misconfigurations
Additionally `ip link`, `ip addr`, `ip route` should show you the current live configuration and also show if a link is detected and if yes on which interface

Hope this helps!


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