Nextcloud on AWS Linux 2023

using Nextcloud All-in-One Docker image to facilitate the installation of Nextcloud on AWS server

Nextcloud on AWS Linux 2023
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How to Install the Nextcloud All-in-One on Linux - Nextcloud
Are you a Linux user looking to install the Nextcloud All-in-One, or AIO, Docker image? In this blog, we walk you through the steps!


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sudo yum install docker
sudo usermod -aG docker $USER
sudo systemctl enable docker
sudo systemctl start docker

Docker Compose

sudo curl -L$(uname -s)-$(uname -m) -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

docker-compose version

NextCloud All-in-One Installer

Minimal system requirements

When any optional container is enabled, at least 2GB RAM, a dual-core CPU and 40GB system storage are required. When enabling ClamAV, Nextcloud Talk Recording-server or Fulltextsearch, at least 3GB RAM are required. For Talk Recording-server additional 2 vCPUs are required. When enabling everything, at least 5GB RAM and a quad-core CPU are required. Recommended are at least 1GB more RAM than the minimal requirement. For further advices and recommendations see this documentation

Launch Docker Container

sudo docker run \
--sig-proxy=false \
--name nextcloud-aio-mastercontainer \
--restart always \
--publish 80:80 \
--publish 8080:8080 \
--publish 8443:8443 \
--volume nextcloud_aio_mastercontainer:/mnt/docker-aio-config \
--volume /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock:ro \

Setup Domain and Open Ports

  • Get a domain
  • Setup DNS record
  • Open ports (TCP unless specified)
    • 80
    • 443
    • 8080
    • 8443
    • Ports for Talk
      • 3478
      • 3478/UDP
    • http3 for the Apache container
      • 443/UDP




  • Two additional screens after triggering the download
  • Wait for 5-10 mins, you will see on listing all the starting containers.
  • Few mins after, the final screen displays the admin and the password. You are good to go.

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