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Vultr KVM

Note: AstLinux 1.3.4 or later is required

VM Host Specifications: Vultr

AstLinux Board Type:

  • “genx86_64-vm” (VGA video console)

VM Guest Recommended Options:

  • Plan: Vultr Cloud Compute (VC2)
  • Memory: 1 GB
  • CPU: 1 Processor Core
  • Virtual Storage: 25 GB

Configuration:

The configuration process could not be simplier, follow a few easy steps:

  • Add ISO… upload AstLinux Installer ISO image to Vultr
  • Deploy New Server… using Vultr Cloud Compute (VC2)
  • Server Location: Select one from many across the world
  • Server Type: Select “Upload ISO” → “My ISO's”, click on the AstLinux Installer ISO
  • Server Size: Select the 1 CPU, 1024MB Memory for this example
  • Additional Features: None is fine, check “Enable IPv6” if desired
  • Server Hostname & Label: Define useful names for this instance

OK, let's begin …

Create a Vultr account and provide your billing information.

Create Account

Add ISO… upload AstLinux Installer ISO image to Vultr

Add ISO

You can download the ISO directly from the AstLinux Project page, use the latest Guest VM x86-64bit (Video Console) version, for example the URL for version 1.3.4:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/mirror.astlinux-project/downloads/iso/astlinux-1.3.4-genx86_64-vm.iso

It will take a minute to finish downloading.

Deploy New Server (Instance)… using Vultr Cloud Compute (VC2)

Deploy

Server Location: Select one from many across the world

Location

Server Type: Select “Upload ISO” → “My ISO's”, click on the AstLinux Installer ISO

Server Type

Server Size: Select the 1 CPU, 1024MB Memory for this example

Server Size

Additional Features: None is fine, check “Enable IPv6” if desired

Additional Features

Server Hostname & Label: Define useful names for this instance

Hostname Label

Click “Deploy Now”

Deploy Now

In less than a minute you will see the new instance “running”

Running

By clicking on the instance information you will get a larger overview

Overview

Click on the “View Console” icon it will open a console to the VM instance

AstLinux Install

AstLinux

Finally, configure AstLinux using the normal setup.

Tip → Note the “IPv4 Address:” on the screen and access the VM with SSH or an HTTPS browser from anywhere.

Warning → It is important to enable the Firewall as soon as possible. Create rules with limited access for TCP ports 22,80,443 (SSH/HTTP/HTTPS) from trusted public addresses.