Cannot connect to homestead box any more

Posted 3 years ago by thomthom

I used Laravel and homestead for the first time about half a year ago - Windows 8 and Laravel 4. Did some quick experiment, but then didn't do anything more.

I then needed to do another quick project. Since then I updated to Windows 10 and ran update on composer, Virtualbox and homestead.

At some point things has stopped working - actually, they stopped working a number of times but I managed to get it working again.

Now I experience that when I fire up a box I can SSH into it either via vagrant shh or homestead ssh. When I list the lines in the box they include the folder I have configured in Homestead.yaml.

---
ip: "192.168.10.10"
memory: 2048
cpus: 1

provider: virtualbox

authorize: ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

keys:
    - ~/.ssh/id_rsa

folders:
    - map: ~/SourceTree/ErrorReporter
      to:  /home/vagrant/ErrorReporter

    - map: ~/SourceTree/software-thomthom-net
      to:  /home/vagrant/software-thomthom-net

sites:
    - map: homestead.app
      to: /home/vagrant/Code/Laravel/public

    - map: sketchup.thomthom.local
      to:  /home/vagrant/ErrorReporter/public

    - map: software.thomthom.local
      to:  /home/vagrant/software-thomthom-net/public

databases:
    - homestead
    - extensions
    - software

variables:
    - key: APP_ENV
      value: local

And my hosts file:

# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
#
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
#
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
#
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
#
# For example:
#
#      102.54.94.97     rhino.acme.com          # source server
#       38.25.63.10     x.acme.com              # x client host

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
#   127.0.0.1       localhost
#   ::1             localhost

192.168.10.10     sketchup.thomthom.local
192.168.10.10     software.thomthom.local

For some reason I access the box via the browser on either sketchup.thomthom.local or 192.168.10.10.

I currently have Homestead 0.2.7 - while I saw there is 0.3.0 out there it failed to update.

In any case - I cannot access any of my homestead boxes whether I use vagrant up or homestead up.

I had this problem earlier as well - but I couldn't find a solution. However, at some point while I was fiddling around, updating everything - it started working. Now, something broke again. And despite searching and searching I cannot figure out what causes this.

Any ideas or pointers to how I can figure out why it fails to load via the browser?

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