Admin Guide 1. Abiquo
Distributed Install - 1. Server
- Installing Abiquo Enterprise Server
- Step 1. Boot from the CD or ISO image
- Step 2. Test the media (optional)
- Step 3. Welcome screen
- Step 4. Select your keyboard and click <Next>
- Step 5. Choose the Advanced installation and click <Next>
- Step 6. Partition the disk
- Step 7. Set up networking
- Step 8. Select your location and click <Next>:
- Step 9. Enter your root password and click <Next>:
- Step 10. Select Distributed Install from Abiquo Platform components and click <Next>
- Step 11. Select the Distributed Install components
- Step 12. Ready to install
- Log In to the Web Client
Installing Abiquo Enterprise Server
This section will guide you through the required steps to install Abiquo
Enterprise Edition Server and all its dependencies using the Abiquo Installer ISO.
To follow this document you will need to burn the Abiquo Platform installer ISO to a CD and boot your server from it.
Step 1. Boot from the CD or ISO image
At the boot up screen, hit the <Enter> key.
Step 2. Test the media (optional)
If the Abiquo ISO image was burnt to a CD you have the option of testing the
media. This could take 15-20 minutes but is recommended to rule out defective media in case of installation problems.
Step 3. Welcome screen
After completing step 3, the graphical setup screen will appear. Click <Next>.
Step 4. Select your keyboard and click <Next>
Step 5. Choose the Advanced installation and click <Next>
Step 6. Partition the disk
The installer will search for any Abiquo installations and will allow you to partition
the disk. Selecting the default will create a logical volume of 10 GB. If this is a new installation, you can remove all partitions:
Step 7. Set up networking
Either use DHCP or click <Edit> to enter a fixed IP address.
a. DHCP: click <Next> to go on.
b. Fixed IP address
Enter the server IP address. For the "Prefix" enter its subnet mask (in CIDR notation or dotted format). Disable IPv6 support and click <OK>. Back at the networking screen, enter a hostname:
Enter the values under "Miscellaneous Settings" and click <Next>.
Step 8. Select your location and click <Next>:
Step 9. Enter your root password and click <Next>:
If you need remote assistance, your Abiquo support representative will need this
Step 10. Select Distributed Install from Abiquo Platform components and click <Next>
Step 11. Select the Distributed Install components
To install the Server, select Abiquo Server and uncheck everything else. Click <Next> to continue.
Step 12. Ready to install
The final installation screen will appear. Click <Next> to continue
The installation process usually takes 5-10 minutes, depending on your hardware.
You will get the following screen at the end of the installation. Click the <Reboot>
button to continue
Log In to the Web Client
Once you have installed all the platform components, use your web browser to go to the site address for the Abiquo Server:http://MyServerName/client-premium/
The default login and password are "admin" and "xabiquo", respectively.
Abiquo is compiling a troubleshooting document, which will be posted and circulated
when it is ready.