Download the Cyn.in Enterprise Appliance ISO image or Cyn.in Open Source Appliance ISO Image and burn the same to a CD.
The System Requirements for the server are as below:
Memory 2048 MB Hard Disk 250 GB (Depending on storage requirements)
CD or DVD Drive
100 Mbps uplink port for accessing Cyn.in
Boot the server with Cyn.in Appliance CD and choose "Install" as shown in the screenshot below.
you can enter the proxy settings you need. Just add the string http_proxy="http://proxy.to.use:8080"
Then press ENTER to go on.
Choose the Default System Language
Choose the country or region this install catering to. This option will determine the timezone options for the server.
Choose the keyboard layout
Configure the network
Enter a host name which identifies this server on the network
Enter the domain name
Setting up the time-zone
Based upon the country or region chosen earlier this will let you choose a time-zone in your country or region (if available)
It is recommended that cyn.in be installed on a dedicated server or VPS. During partitioning of disks use Guided - use entire disk option
Select the disk partition to install cyn.in.
Choose the recommended disk partitioning scheme.
Finish partitioning disks to write the changes to the disk
Confirm configured disk partitions and write changes to the disk.
Disks are being partitioned to install the base system.
Installing the base system
Cyn.in Appliance Enterprise or Open source is based on stable and popular linux distribution called Debian.
Installing core server components.
Installing Cyn.in Enterprise. This installs cyn.in and all its necessary dependencies
Preparing Cyn.in Enterprise for install.
Configuring Cyn.in for first login
Installing Cyn.in Appliance Administration Console.
Configuring the Samba Server
Configuring the Samba server for other networked servers to connect to for administrative and backup purposes. Enter the Domain name or Workgroup you want the cyn.in installation ot be part of.
Setting the ROOT password
Set the root password for the appliance. This user is used for appliance administration via the Appliance administration console from https://hostname or IP address:10000/
Confirm the root password. (Please note down the root password for future reference and archiving purpose)
Setting up a user
Create a normal user for the appliance administration and backup tasks.
This is NOT a Cyn.in User or Cyn.in Site Administrator User. This user is the administrator ONLY for the appliance operating system during remote administration operations via SSH
Enter the User Full Name
Enter the username for the account
Choose a password for the new user
Confirm the password for the new user.
Completing post installation task and preparing for first boot.
Installing boot loader GRUB
Installing GRUB to the master boot record.
Logging in to Cyn.in Appliance Administration Console
Log in to the Cyn.in Appliance Administration using the ROOT credentials set during the install priocess.
The Default Administration user for Cyn.in site is
username : siteadmin
password : secret