Proxmox Hypervisor shutting down intermittently


New Member
May 16, 2022
Hello everyone,

I am having an issue where my proxmox hypervisor shuts down intermittently.
I noticed as i try to access my vms from my laptop and they were off, only to realise the whole hpervisor shut down totally.

I just booted it back up and it seems fine but it happened twice this week.
Can anyone provide some information on what logs I can check to see whats going on or how to begin troubleshooting this issue ?

Im using
Virtual Environment 7.0-8

Any help is appreciated.

Hi Proxrob,

Two things immediately come to mind:
1. Check the iPMI logs for hardware failure (fan, CPU, PSU, etc). For HP Proliant this would be iLO, Dell PowerEdge it would be iDRAC, etc refer to your owners manual otherwise for out of band management logs.

2. Linux has a few important logs to sort through:
/var/log/syslog (will be pretty full and may be harder to browse)

Effectively you are running Debian Linux, so any of the thousands of applicable articles online for identifying why your machine is shutting down would be applicable. Keep in mind that only Windows automatically reboots without needing to be configured so this is not expected behaviour at all. :)




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