Howto use the VirtualBox image
You can download and install VirtualBox from the virtualbox.org website.
Using the Silva image
You need first to download the image from the silvacms.org website. In order to reduce the size of the download, the image is compressed. To uncompress it:
- On Mac OS please just click on the downloaded file,
- On Windows you can use the program 7-Zip,
- On Linux and other unix system, you can use the command bunzip2 in a terminal, giving the path to the downloaded file as option.
After start VirtualBox and click on add a new Virtual Machine.
Please type a name for your virtual machine and select Linux under type and Debian under version:
After click on Continue. Please type 1024MB as Memory:
After click on Continue. Please select and existing virtual hard drive and select the uncompressed image you downloaded before:
You can now click on Create. Your virtual machine is almost ready:
All you need is to click on Network to modify the network options. Please select attached to Bridged Adapter and under name the network interface used on your computer to provide you internet. In this case this is a network cable so en0:
After this modification you can start the VirtualBox image:
If there is a DHCP server on your network, the image should get an IP from it, and you should see it in the console (here, bound to 192.168.2.134). It is possible due to your personal network you don't get an IP. In this case you will need to configure it by hand. You can after type this IP in your web browser in order to access the Silva server:
For information about access and password please refer to the page where you download the image.