How to install UCS

To install Univention Corporate Server

Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a Debian based Server operating system which is an integrated one. It is used for the central administration of clients, servers, services, desktops and users. Installation of Univention Corporate Server is explained in this manual.

Jump to the following link for downloading the iso image of UCS,
https://www.univention.com/downloads/ucs-download/ 

 

Choose the type of installation and click enter to proceed further.
type_of_installation
Select your preferred language and click continue.
language

Choose your current location.
location
Select the type of keyboard layout.
keyboard_layout
Next is to configure the network, in case of DHCP server, the dynamic IP will be assigned automatically. Else you have to mention the static IP, Netmask, Gateway and DNS.
configure_the_network
ip_address
config_network
configure_network_1
Now set a root password for the system Admin account.
set_root_password
After setting the password, start partitioning. To partition manually, opt Manual partition and click continue.
start_partitioning
Now pick up the Disk which is to be partitioned and click continue to proceed further.
partitioned_disk
partitions_disk
Point the free space on the disk, select create new partition and then specify the space to be allocated for each partition.
create_new_partition
create_a_new_partition
new_partition_size
primary
begining
To allocate the disk space in Gigabyte, end the value with “G”.
Now choose the mount point as boot and click continue.
mount_point

Verify the file system type, all other settings and select Done setting up the partition.

boot

boot_done

check_free_space
Repeat the same steps for all the partition and once all the partitions are done, Click Finish partitioning and write changes to disk .
finish_partition_boot

partition_disks_2
Setup the domain for UCS, by hitting Create a new UCS domain.
new_ucs_domain
Provide a valid email id and organisation name and then click Next.
account_information

host_settings
Choose the preferred additional software packages to be installed and click Next.
software_config
After installing all the required packages the following page appears, click Configure system to proceed further.
required_packages
domain_setup
ucs_setup_finished
Now login into the UCS Server.
login_ucs
administration
Open the browser and navigate to https://<IP_ADDRESS>/ucs-overview/
navigate
insecure_connection
add_security_exception
welcome_to_univention_corporate_server

Click Administration interface to complete the initial startup settings.
admin_interface

Enter the admin credentials.
admin_credentials
umc
feedback
Download the license file, that is sent to your registered mailID and upload it.


license_file
further_information
complete_setup
This is the UMC page(Univention Management Console) of the UCS.
umc_page


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marenabatielos 06-04-2017 at 16:15
Thanks for this profound tutorial. By the way, Univention Corporate Server 4.2 was released on April 4, 2017.