Get Started

Proxmox VE is fast and easy to install

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It's easy to start: Just download the ISO image and install Proxmox VE on your hardware. In five minutes you'll be creating your first virtual machines and containers.

Proxmox VE source code is licensed under the GNU AGPL, v3 and free to download and use. With the bare-metal installation, you'll get a complete operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux, 64-bit, a Proxmox VE Kernel with KVM and container support, great tools for backup/restore and HA clustering, and much more... Configuration is done easily via the clean web-based interface. 

Ready to go? Take a look at the system requirements, then follow the steps below or read the full installation guide on the Proxmox VE Wiki.


Install Proxmox VE

 

1

Download ISO to USB or CD

The ISO file is an image of a disk. You will need to download it, then copy it to a USB stick or CD in order to use it.

Download ISO image

2

Boot from USB stick or CD

...then press 'Enter' to start the automatic installation wizard on your dedicated hardware.

If you need help running or installing Proxmox VE, search the documentation or get professional support.

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3

Configure via web interface

You can do everything via your web browser. Just get the Java browser plug-in and start. You don't need to install a separate management tool.

Read the full installation guide on the Proxmox VE Wiki.

How to configure

Detailed installation instructions: Please read the complete installation guide on the Proxmox VE Wiki.

Note: Proxmox VE is a bare-metal installer, please be aware that the complete server is used and all existing data will be removed.


Learn about Proxmox VE

 

Proxmox VE Documentation

Detailed documentation and HOWTOs can be found on the project wiki. 
Visit the Proxmox VE Wiki

Community Forum

The forum is a great place to find an answer to your question. 
Search the community forum

 

Proxmox VE Video Tutorials

You can also find a lot of video tutorials on Proxmox VE on our website. 
Watch video tutorials on Proxmox VE

Training

Proxmox VE Trainings are designed to help you master the concepts and features of Proxmox VE and are a good way to start.
Find a Proxmox VE Training