ICX-AlphaCom Core in VirtualBox

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This article describes how to install ICX-Core in a VirtualBox environment.


Note icon The virtual machine must have an internet connection and valid DNS server during the installation process


After downloading and installing VirtualBox, run the software and create the virtual machine by clicking "New":

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Give your machine a name, set Type = Linux, and set Version = Ubuntu:

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The memory must be at least 1GB:

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Create the virtual HDD:

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Select the HDD type:

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Physical HDD storage:

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The HDD must be minimum 15GB:

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After the creation of the virtual machine is finished, select and set some Settings before starting:

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In Storage, browse for the OS .iso file (Ubuntu 18.04.x LTS Server) and mount it:

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Set up the Network connection:

  • Choose Bridged Adapter, and select which interface to use for the ICX-Core
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Now Start the machine:

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The Ubuntu installation will automatically launch after Start in the previous section. Choose your language:

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Define your keyboard:

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Confirm the network adapter:

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Enter Proxy if needed:

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Confirm mirror:

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Select HDD:

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Confirm partition:

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Confirm installation:

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Enter profile and credentials. VERY important to not forget this. Write it down!:

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Note icon The selected Username will also name the host folder for the ICX-Core

Select Install OpenSSH server:

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The installation is now running:

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Installation complete! Hit Enter key to reboot:

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The virtual machine reboots and starts up with Ubuntu running in terminal mode.


Log in with the username and password defined earlier. Use command "ip a" to see the IP address that the virtual machine has:

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Connect to the virtual machine with WinSCP ...

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... and copy the ICX-Core installation file from your computer to the virtual machine:

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Note icon the target folder must be /home/[Username]/

Close WinSCP.

Install ICX-Core using the command (case sensitive):

sudo tar -xf ICX-Core-01.00-bionic- --to-command /bin/sh

Where ICX-Core-01.00-bionic- is the ICX-Core file name.

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After installation, you can access the ICX Web from any PC in the network by using the IP address of the virtual machine.

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