Permission Denied

Derek DiCamillo

New Member
Feb 19, 2019
Very Frustrated. I am on a new install of proxmox previous attempt went great. I have not internet access so I am trying to get into the network files and keep getting permission denied. I am logged in under root. Any ideas?

root@pve:~# /etc/network/interfaces
-bash: /etc/network/interfaces: Permission denied
you need to add a command, e.g. you can print the config with:

> cat /etc/network/interfaces
I did end up just reinstalling from scratch and it is fixed but am trying learn all I can.

"nano" is an editor which is pretty simple to use (basic commands are always shown at the bottom) The single thing to know is that the ^ prefixed for the character is the CTRL key, so CTRL + x is exit, CTRL + o is save, and so on.

You can just call it with the file as argument, for example:
nano /etc/network/interfaces

But also note that you can change network settings over our great Webinterface, just select a Node in the tree at the left, then go to it's "Network" panel, here you can edit the basic settings of your host network. But that's naturally only working if the Webinterface is accessible :)


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