Remote host restart/reboot


New Member
Dec 13, 2022
Dear comunity!

I'm facing an issue which leaves me in the need to restart my proxmox host because it gets stuck/frozen time to time. Sometimes it leaves a lot of messages, others, just wont answer.

Taking apart the need of having a look on those problems and fixing them, i wanna be able to easy and rapid restart the host which brings everything back to work.

So, i was wondering if instead of soldering a wifi rele on the reset button or puting a smart plug on the cord, is there any "WOL" like function to perform a host restart/reboot.

I've tryed to SSH when host is frozen or not answering, but i get access denied or timedout depending on case to case... always ending up in the reset button.

I'm running proxmox 7.4-14 on a gigabyte B560m aorus pro ax, intel i5 11400, 32 ram and 1tb nvme ssd if that helps.
If the Proxmox host freezes then you'll need something external and you can't do it with software inside Proxmox. Servers have such functionality (called IPMI). You could buy/make a PiKVM.


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