Get Started

Proxmox VE is fast and easy to install

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



Download ISO to USB or CD

The ISO file is an image of a disk. You will need to download the Proxmox VE ISO, then copy it to a USB or CD in order to install and configure Proxmox VE.

Download ISO image


Boot from USB 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.

Need help with installation?


Configure via web interface

You can do everything via your web browser. You don't need to install a separate management tool.

Read the full installation guide on the Proxmox VE Wiki.

How to configure


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

The detailed reference documentation is available in the project wiki. 
Read the Proxmox VE Documentation

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


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

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