How to Install NethServer




What is NethServer?

NethServer is an operating system for Linux enthusiasts, designed for small offices and medium enterprises.

Available Features

Watermark NethServerorg_learn-more - features.pngPrerequisites

  • 64 bit CPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB free disk space

In this tutorial NethServer 6.8 is installed.


Download link

Boot the downloaded ISO image from CD/DVD/USB

Choose NethServer interactive install

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Choose the correct LAN, MAC address


Give an appropriate IP address (EX-




Use following credentials

Default username : root
Root password : Nethesis,1234



You can change the root password with following commands in command line or wait and do that in the Server Manager.

passwd root

New password:
Retype new password:

To access NethServer’s Server-manager use the following address in the web browser (change the ip address accordingly)

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Change the root password

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Change the Hostname and the domain name

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Time Zone

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Change the SSH TCP port number or keep the defaults. Changing is recommended because of security reasons.

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Usage statistics will be sent to by default. Select “No Thanks” if you don’t like the option.

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Apply the changes.

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make sure you update using following command

yum update




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