When using 'Access Console' the error "Server disconnected (code: 1006)" is returned.

I have a Ubuntu Droplet I’m in the process of setting up. I’d like to have the console setup and accessible, in case any network issues arise. However, when I attempt to access the console from your interface it returns:

“Server disconnected (code: 1006)”

Is there any software that needs to be installed on the VM (like NoVNC), or ports that need to be opened on it’s firewall to allow this? What’s the standard process for having this be accessible to a new Linux VM?

Thanks! :)

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I had this problem. I forgot my user password for one droplet, but knew the root. Root login was disabled through SSH, so my only option was to login under root user using the console.

It turned out that my ISP is blocking 5000 port. I had to use Wi-Fi hotspot on my phone and access Internet via cell operator. Only then I was finally able to use the console.

I’m thinking about setting up some VPN on one of my droplet and use it for Internet access for such cases.

P.S. To test port 5000 connectivity you can simply use this site

+1 Also having this issue. I locked myself out with the firewall.

Is there a workaround to pass through with the corporate firewall(proxy, user settings) & access console.

Any help is much appreciated.