Cannot create socket to localhost:2812 -- connection refused

  • Hi All

    i've done a fresh install of the latest stable OMV, i was getting the usual error of no network interfaces, i've done a omv-first aid and i get the following error error: failed to execute command 'export PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin/sbin:/usr/sbin:usr/local:/usr/local/sbin; export LANG=C.UTF-8; monit monitor collectd 2>&1' with exit code '1': cannont create socket to [localhost]:2812 -- connection refused

    ip addr shows just a loopback address

  • This is still a problem for me.
    I've done a new install from 4.0.19

    Had network, upgraded and updated to 4.0.23, now getting the same problem.

    Full Error message

    ERROR: failed to execute command 'export PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin:usr/local/sbin; export LANG=C.UTF-8; monit monitor collectd 2>&1' with exit code '1': Cannot create socket to [localhost]:2812 -- Connection refused

  • I decided to do a fresh install with a 4.0.19 usb iso

    1. I have had to leave the installation media plugged in for the first few reboots. I'll see if that is still the case shortly

    2. This cannont create socket got solved after I added a user from the GUI. To be clear I had this from a fresh install.

    3. The perpetual apply button was also solved by adding a user.

  • Hi,
    Fresh install here ( I3, 8Gig. RaM, 160 gig system drive, 2tb data drive)

    I too am having the same or a similar issue ( see attachment error_msg_01 ).
    Tried every solution that I saw in the forums to no avail.

    However, the following will work:

    1. Go to the GUI and go to SYSTEM -> MONITORING ;
    2. Turn off the slider, save and apply the changes ; then
    3. Turn on the slider, save and apply the changes.

    This results to the next attachment ( results_01 ).

    HOWEVER, if you do a reboot of the system, the same error occurs and you will have to go through the above steps again.

    Hope there will be permanent solution to this.

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