This package can be installed before or after any user provider like nethserver-dc and nethserver-directory.

If nethserver-dc or nethserver-directory are installed, the nethserver-nextcloud-save event will automatically enable all local users.

The package does the following:

  • create nextcloud mysql database
  • create default database credentials: user nextcloud and password stored in /var/lib/nethserver/secrets/nextcloud
  • add trusted domains to use with web access
  • create default credentials for web login: user “admin” and password “Nethesis,1234”
  • set english as the default language
  • set the user data directory as /var/lib/nethserver/nextcloud

The configuration is stored inside the configuration db, under the nextcloud key. To show it:

config show nextcloud


  • TrustedDomains: list of trusted domains added to Nextcloud config file
  • VirtualHost: set custom virtual host, e.g.
  • Wellknown: can be enabled` or ``disabled. If enabled, add redirects for calDAV and cardDAV. This property doest have effect only if VirtualHost is empty.

Admin user

After installation the application is accesible using the following credentials:

  • User: admin
  • Password: Nethesis,1234

Please, remember to change the default password after the first login!

Customize virtual host

Set custom virtual host and add it to trusted domains as follow:

config setprop nextcloud VirtualHost <VHOST>.<DOMAIN_NAME>
config setprop nextcloud TrustedDomains <VHOST>.<DOMAIN_NAME>
signal-event nethserver-nextcloud-update


The Nextcloud backup includes the configuration file and all data of the users:


The database is automatically saved by nethserver-mysql.


When using occ command, PHP 7.2 should be enabled inside the environment.

Invocation example:

su - apache -s /bin/bash -c "source /opt/rh/rh-php72/enable; cd /usr/share/nextcloud/; php occ ldap:show-config"