Guide – How To Start – ownCloud – File Sync and Share Server for Ubuntu

ownCloud is a suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services. It functionally has similarities to the widely used Dropbox. 

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The guide on how to work with the ownCloud – File Sync and Share Server for Ubuntu

1. After purchasing and starting the VM you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (You need to select the virtual machine from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line of “Public IP Address”).


2. To work, you must open port 80 (TCP) in the network properties in the azure firewall.

3. To connect to the VM you can use the SSH and PuTTY apps.


4. When the app is started, you should enter the login and password.

5. After login you need to add your VM’s IP to the trusted list.

6. To add an IP to the trusted list, enter the command  sudo occ config:system:set trusted_domains 1 –value=”YourVM’sIP”


7. Now you can go to the admin panel. To access the admin panel, you need to enter in the address bar http://yourVM’sIP/


8. By default login <admin> & password <admin>.

9. You need to change the standard password, for this go to the settings tab.


10. In the fields enter the current and new password and click Change Password.


11. To upload files in the cloud, click on the plus icon and select upload.


12. Official documentation can be downloaded from the cloud.


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