ClearOS with Virtualbox

Now that you have downloaded your ClearOS VirtualBox image, you can begin the install.


  • Make sure you have the correct ClearOS download for VirtualBox.
  • Unzip the downloaded zip file.
  • In VirtualBox, create a new Virtual Machine.
  • Choose Linux as the Operating System and Linux 2.6 as the version - 64-bit if appropriate.
  • Continue with the VirtualBox wizard
  • Choose Use existing hard disk and click the browse folder icon to open the Virtual Media Manager.
  • Click the <button>Add</button> icon on the toolbar of the Virtual Media Manager.
  • Browse to the extracted .vmdk file and select it.
  • Click <button>Continue</button> on the Virtual Hard Disk screen.
  • Review your hardware choices.
  • Clock on <button>Finish</button>

Start the virtual machine and after booting, login as root with password clearos.

<note warning>If you are using NAT network interfaces in VirtualBox, you will need to configure port forwarding in your VirtualBox environment. This will allow you to access the ClearOS web-based interface running on TCP port 81. You can find details about port forwarding in the VirtualBox User Guide</note>

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content/en_us/6_virtualbox.txt · Last modified: 2015/08/07 06:01 (external edit)

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