Gateway host unreachable from Ubuntu box

Posted July 29, 2015 6.4k views

I’m running Ubuntu 14.04. For some reason I can no longer connect to the internet from my VPS and I can only access it from the VNC console :-(

cat /etc/network/interfaces :

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static

route -n:     UG   0   0   0  eth0

ping -c 3

From icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable

I have no clue where to look. I was messing around with the firewall earlier, but those should be inactive now. Both ‘ufw status’ and 'iptables -L’ indicate this…

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There are a couple things that may cause this. I recommend opening a ticket with our support team via the control panel or by emailing support@ and they can assist you in troubleshooting this issue.