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Open-Xchange SE / App Suite for UCS VMware© Demo

Welcome to the Open-Xchange SE / App Suite for UCS Demo.

This full-featured virtual machine, which contains Open-Xchange App Suite integrated with UCS 4.0 is ideal for organizations interested in taking a test drive without installing a system. The following versions are integrated:

  • OX App Suite v7.8.0
  • OX Documents v7.8.0
  • OX Drive
  • OX Guard v2.2.0
  • Univention Corporate Server v4.1

Please Note: This Demo is not recommended for productive environments. There is no installation- and technical support provided

Getting Started

OX App Suite Demo can be downloaded as zip archive from the Univention App Catalog. On Windows, you can unpack this archive easily with Windows Explorer or tools like winzip. Usually, a folder has to be created to hold the files.

To run OX App Suite Demo, users require VMware Player 5.0.2 or later, which can be downloaded from

To start OX App Suite Demo on Linux, use the following command:

$ vmplayer pathToImage/Open-Xchange-UCS-Demo-Appliance.vmx

Upon start the boot menu appears. The default chosen entry Univention Corporate Server … will be started either with the return key or automatically after 5 seconds. After the first boot, the appliance consisting of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and Open-Xchange App Suite opens the wizard for the base settings using the UCS Appliance mode.



The network access in the VMware image is set to "Bridged mode" in order to enable a network configuration for access to the test system from inside the local network. The wizard guides the user through the following steps of the initial configuration of UCS as VMware image.

Domain and host configuration for configuration of fully qualified domain name (FQDN) and LDAP base. The fully qualified domain name is automatically suggested from the administrator account setting and can be customized.

Click on Next.

Domain and host configuration
Domain setup for configuration of the UCS system role in the environment. If the system is the first UCS system in the environment, the setting has to be left at Create a new UCS domain.

Click on Next.

Domain setup
Administrator account information for configuration of the Administrator account on the system. The password for the administrator account has to be provided here.

Click on Next.

Host Settings for specification of the system name.

Click on Next.

Host Settings
Confirm configuration settings Please confirm the chosen configuration settings which are summarized in the provided screen.

Click on Configure system.

Software configuration
Finishing the configuration takes a moment. Hostname, LDAP base, Domain and network settings are configured, if necessary additional software will be installed and the system will join the domain.
Configuration progress
Afterwards the system setup is finished and the system is ready for operation.
Continue Boot process

First steps with the SE / App Suite for UCS system

The system can be accessed with the already present accounts "root" and "Administrator" after reboot. Both user accounts use the root password that has been set during the base settings.

UCS management system

The UCS management system can be accessed with a web browser through the configured IP address during the initial configuration. The URL is https://<IP address>. For example, if the suggested IP address has been set, the URL would be

All settings in the scope of the domain can be configured in the domain management of the UCS management, e.g. management of users, groups, configuration of mail etc. The user account "Administrator" should be used for administration tasks.


Further information about the Open-Xchange Server Edition / OX App Suite for UCS and the underlying operating system Univention Corporate Server (UCS) can be found in the Open-Xchange Knowledge Base.