Tutorial how to install Nethserver 6.6

The new stable version of Nethserver 6.6 is now available for download. Nethserver is a CentOS based Linux distribution designed for server purposes. You can use Nethserver as your personal file server or even you can use it for your business server. On this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install Nethserver 6.6 from the beginning.

Download Nethserver 6.6 ISO

Before we begin, we need to download the ISO for Nethserver 6.6. Go to this link to download the latest version of Nethserver. After you obtain the ISO, boot your PC, server or virtual machine with the ISO. On the first screen, select NethServer interactive install

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Select the installation language and select Next

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Now specify if you want to use RAID or not. If you want to use software RAID, at least you must have 2 identical drives with the same capacity.

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On this example, I have 2 disks with 10 GB capacity and I want to enable software RAID

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Select the network interface to use. If you have only one NIC, it should be shown here.

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Next, specify the IP address for Nethserver

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Now we are ready to start the installation of Nethserver 6.6. Press Install button and the installation will take place.

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The installation will take a while

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Wait until the installation finished. Once finished, you will see the login page as follow

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Now open web browser from other computer and type:

Change the IP address with your Nethserver IP address

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Use the default user: root and Nethesis,1234 as the default password. Next post will show you how to configure Nethserver for the first time


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