Nextcloud - Turnkey Linux Installer

You can install NextCloud using the the  TurnkeyLinux  - Next Cloud iso, that is available within your control panel and following the custom iso installation instruction posted here :

https://nexusbytes.com/knowledgebase/19/How-to-install-Custom-ISO.html

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • Nextcloud Server:
    • Installed from official zip file. No automatic updates.

      Security note: Updates to Nextcloud may require supervision so they ARE NOT configured to install automatically. See Nextcloud documentation for upgrading.

  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Adminer administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP, MySQL and Postfix.

Usage details & Logging in for Administration :

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.

Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically. If you have a domain configured, then via Confconsole Advanced menu, you can generate free Let's Encypt SSL/TLS certificates.

Web - point your browser at either:

  1. http://12.34.56.789/ - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. https://12.34.56.789/ - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

Note: some appliances auto direct http to https.

Username for adminer:

Login as username adminer

Username for nextcloud:

Login as username admin

Username for database administration:

  1. Adminer; login as MySQL username adminer:

    https://12.34.56.789:12322/ - Adminer database management web app

  2. MySQL command line tool; log in as root (no password required):

$ mysql --user root
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

Username for OS system administration:

Login as root

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:

ssh [email protected] 

* Replace 12.34.56.789 with a valid IP or hostname.

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