Community Edition is shipped in two main versions: as a virtual machine image, compatible with most popular virtual machine managing software, and as an automatic installation script for Linux operating systems with Docker installed. The script will set up Docker containers with all the components necessary for Community Edition correct work and is easy to run, manage and update.
This guide will show you how to install Community Edition to your machine using the provided Docker script.
CPU dual-core 2 GHz or better
RAM 6 GB or more
HDD at least 40 GB of free space
Additional Requirements at least 6 GB of swap
OS amd64 Linux distribution with kernel version 3.10 or later
Getting Community Edition script
Download Community Edition Docker script file. You can do that using our site download page. Or the direct download link can be used, if it is more convenient for you:
Once the download is finished, you can start the installation process.
Running complete installation of Community Edition
You can install all Community Edition components and modules at once. To do that run the following command:
bash opensource-install.sh -md "yourdomain.com"
yourdomain.com is your own domain that will be used for Mail Server.
In the command above, the
"yourdomain.com"parameter must be understood as a service domain for Mail Server. It is usually specified in the MX record of the domain that will be used for maintaining correspondence. As a rule, the
If you do not have a domain name or simply want to install Community Edition for your local server, you can install it without Mail Server. In case you plan to add it later, you will be able to do that from Control Panel.
For the Community Edition to be able to run the Docker service is necessary. The installation script will check if it is present on the computer and its version is not less than the minimal required. Otherwise the Docker will be installed or updated automatically.
/etc/default/dockerfile and change the IP address in the following line to the IP address of a DNS server in your local network:
Running Community Edition installation without Mail Server
In case you do not want to install Mail Server just now, you can skip its installation. To do that run the following command:
bash opensource-install.sh -ims false
This will install Community Edition without Mail Server. You can add it later from Control Panel, please see the documentation article to learn how this can be done.
bash opensource-install.sh -hIf you choose to run the installation with some additional parameters, please do not skip Control Panel installation, otherwise you will not be able to enter your license key after the installation is finished and add, for instance, Mail Server to your Community Edition instance.
To learn more on how to use all the available script parameters, please refer to this article.
Once the installation is finished you can check Community Edition for correct work. Open a browser and enter the local network computer IP address (please do not use either localhost or 127.0.0.1 network address for the same computer where you have Community Edition installed, use its IP address in the local network instead) to the browser address bar. Community Edition must be up and running indicating the successful installation.