Install nuCDP Server on Linux

From nuCDP Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search


The following guide will show you how to install nuCDP server on a Linux OS. It takes 2-5 minutes to get the nuCDP server up and running.


  • A server with either of the following Linux Distros :
    • Redhat Style distro (CentOS, RHEL, Scientific Linux)
    • Debian Style distro (Ubuntu, Debian)
  • The server must have enough space to store backup data
  • If you have a firewall, then please allow access to download all packages from *

Installing nuCDP Server

Open a Shell Terminal (e.g. PuTTY) and SSH to your server. Run the following commands:

wget -N
chmod +x

The installation will begin immediately. Once the installation has finished you will see something like this :


Thats it the installation of nuCDP Server is completed ! But you still need to do some initial configuration.

Login as Admin

Now that nuCDP server is up and running you can login.
To login to the nuCDP Server Admin panel, visit the following URL :

The Admin Username is admin and the password is nucdp

Following is a screenshot of the login screen :


Initial Settings

Now its necessary for that you do some Initial Settings like setting the email address, update preferences, etc.
To access the Setting Section, please click on the Settings Link.
Please set the necessary settings including the SMTP Email settings so that emails can be sent by this server.
Here is a screen shot of the General Settings Page :


Create a Storage

We will now proceed to create a Storage Folder where the database will be stored. Go to Storage -> Create New Storage and fill in the necessary details.

The following is a screenshot of the Create New Storage utility :


Add a Plan

We will now need to add a Plan for the users. A plan defines the limits of resources available to one user.
Please go to Plans -> Add Plan and fill in the necessary data.

The following is a screenshot of the Add Plan utility :


Change Admin Password

You should also change the Admin Password for security reasons.
You can do so by going to Users -> Choose the admin user -> Edit User
There please fill in the new Password and save the settings.

The following is a screenshot :



You can check the Raw Logs of the nuCDP Server at /var/log/nucdp/nucdpserver.log

tail -f /var/log/nucdp/nucdpserver.log

Each device will also have its own individual logs located at :


You can also set the log display level by editing nucdp.ini
Please add the following line :



If you need any help please email us at [email protected]