If you would like to run a HomeDrive just for testing, for example, to see if Nextcloud and HomeDrive fit your need, you can also HomeDrive on a virtual machine.
burmilla$prompt on the console. The boot procedure might take about 5 minute.
You can track the installation progress after the reboot with this command:
docker logs --follow core.homedrv (and press
exit following at any time).
After HomeDrive is successfully installed, you can visit it at
domain your-endpoint.homedrv.com (or your-endpoint.homedrv.eu for ones in the
Europe region). The installation generates a password with random characters,
and you can find the password on the endpoint's page. The username is
After installation, please change your Nextcloud password and set up some form of 2-factor authentication. Since your Nextcloud is exposed to the Internet, setting up 2-factor authentication is very important to keep your service and data secure.
Note that our HomeDrive ISO image is not optimized to run in virtual machine environments. It might not be able to deliver the best IO performance possible.
If you need help, feel free to chat with us using the chat bottom on the bottom right corner, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you still find these steps too complicated to follow, you can buy a preinstalled HomeDrive device, from $199.