- 1 Language Selection
- 2 Country Selection
- 3 Keyboard layout Selection
- 4 Network Configuration
- 5 Assign IP address to the primary interface
- 6 Setting up the Netmask
- 7 Gateway Setting
- 8 Mention DNS
- 9 Hostname of Your Server
- 10 Domain name Setting
- 11 NTP server Configuration
- 12 Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive
- 13 HTTP proxy Setup
- 14 Set up users and passwords
- 15 Username for your account
- 16 Choose password for new user
- 17 Re-enter password
- 18 Encrypt your home directory
- 19 Configure the Clock
- 20 Partition disks
- 21 Size of Guided Partition
- 22 Select Method of Partition
- 23 List of Partitions
- 24 Installation of base system
- 25 Configuring the apt
- 26 Select and install software
- 27 Install the GRUB boot loader
- 28 Finishing installation
- 29 Login to the Server
English is the default selected language.Change it only, if you are not very comfortable with English.
Select your country as the location.This selection is related to ensure correct time settings of the system.
Keyboard layout Selection
Select the keyboard layout that matches the origin of the keyboard attached to the system.
Network interface selection:This will show you the all network interfaces present in your system.Select the interface that has Internet connectivity as the primary
Assign IP address to the primary interface
Setting up the Netmask
Gateway SettingMention your Gateway settings
Mention DNSMention DNS server IP
Hostname of Your Server
Setting the correct hostname of your gateway is very important, if you plan to integrate it with your active directory.
The default host name is SWG. You can give any hostname as per your choice other than safesquid.That means hostname never be safesquid.
Domain name Setting
The domain name setting is also very important, if you plan to integrate it with your active directory.
NTP server Configuration
By default, ntp server has been set to pool.ntp.org . If you have your own ntp server, then you may set to that address for clock synchronization between computer systems to some time reference.
Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive
Select the country for ubuntu archive to download required packages
HTTP proxy Setup
This field should be blank
Set up users and passwords
Create a username and password. You will login with this username and password after the installation is complete.
Username for your account
By default the filed is empty, select the username for Login. Here i am given as administrator
Choose password for new user
Choose the strong password the user
confirm the password. It should match with the password given in previous step
Encrypt your home directory
Select whether you want encrypt your home directory or not
Configure the Clock
Select the clock based on the location
select yes to manage partitions
Size of Guided Partition
Specify the size of hard disk provided
Select Method of Partition
Here you will five options
- Guided partitioning
- configure software raid
- configure local volume manager
- configure encrypted volumes
- configure iscsi volumes
Select partition to modify its settings
If you don't want to modify default partitions then, select Finish Partitioning and write changes to the disk,
List of Partitions
Here you can see list of all partitions
Installation of base system
It will automatically install the base system. It takes little bit of time to install completely.
Configuring the apt
It will configure apt packages one after the other in this process.
Select and install software
Here it install the Operating System
Install the GRUB boot loader
Select the Boot loader
Finishing the installation is the last step in installation.
At last, the system reboots and goes through system initialization. Afterward, a welcome screen appears with SafeSquid(Secure Web Gateway) screen.
Login to the Server
Login to the server by using the username and password created in previous steps