Problem Console noVNC, pfsense, termproxy


New Member
Jun 26, 2023
i installed a Pfsense 2.6 in proxmox 7.4 ( Edge configuration), routing all Wan trafic to Pfsense and add some rules
after activating the rules
i had this issue :
failed waiting for client: timed out
TASK ERROR: command '/usr/bin/termproxy 5900 --path /nodes/proxmox-01 --perm Sys.Console -- /bin/login -f root' failed: exit code 1

So i cannot access the Shell but the Shell of VMs behind the PFsense is still working well
how to set a rulein iptables to launch the shell in local ( proxmox)
AI recommends to execute the following command to add the iptables rule:

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iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 5900 -s -j ACCEPT
This rule allows incoming TCP traffic on port 5900 (which is used for VNC console access) from the local loopback interface (

Not sure about yours but sometimes problems like these could be solved with support companies


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