SSH to LXC from server node works but not from another LAN PC with "Permission denied" error


New Member
Jul 3, 2023
Really new to Proxmox but very existed after installed it on one of my home PCs and saw it up and running. The server node IP is

I have also created a Ubuntu 22.04 LXC (no firewall) which has IP and installed Nginx on it. Now I can access Nginx default page at from another home device.

In Proxmox server node shell, I can SSH to LXC with "ssh validuser@" command and that user's password, however I can't SSH to LXC from another windows home PC (IP and get below error message:

> ssh validuser@
> ssh: connect to host port 22: Permission denied

A side note is that I can ssh to my cloud vps from that windows pc.

In Proxmox, the firewall settings are:




Node Network setting:

LXC network setting:

I have done some researched and spent time trying different settings, e.g. updating sshd_config, ufw, iptables, changing Proxmox Firewall setting, but all no avail.

Is this a network or firewall issue? Is there anything else I can check/try?

Great thanks.


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