Chapter 4.2: First steps with Proxmox
When OVH will finish to install your system, you will receive an email with your [OVH main IP address] and [OVH root password].
To log in in Proxmox go to this link:
https://[OVH main IP address]:8006
You will be prompted with this page (if you use Firefox) or a similar one, click on Advanced
Click on Add exception
Click on Confirm security exception
Now you should see the Proxmox log in page. To log in use this credentials:
- username: root
- password: [OVH root password]
Click OK on the subscription alert
Open a terminal window and connect to your Proxmox server using these commands:
ssh root@[OVH main IP address]
You will be prompted if you are sure to connect, type yes and hit enter, then you will be asked for the password, type the [OVH root password] and hit enter, then type the following command:
Insert a pound sign at the beginning of the line to comment it, then save the file by hitting Control + O (the letter O, not zero) and pressing enter. Then hit Control + X to exit.
Now we will perform our first server update. To do so use these commands:
Go back to your browser Proxmox page, click on Datacenter in the left sidebar, then click on Options. Edit the field Email from address and insert the email address that will send the Proxmox notifications.
Now click on your PVE server in the left sidebar and click on Network, then double click on the bridge vmbr1
Delete dummy0 in Bridge ports and click OK
Now click on DNS, double click on any DNS field and insert these IP addresses:
Now click on Time and set your time zone
Now click on local in the left sidebar, then Content, hit the button Upload and upload the ClearOS iso image
Now restart the server by hitting the Restart button in the top menu, then click Yes