is only a test, probably not so stable. So, be careful and please report back on forum

(see also Centos SpecialInterestGroup arm32:

download centos Userland armv7hl (tested on version 1611 Centos 7.3)

write on sd:

xzcat CentOS-Userland-7-armv7hl-Minimal-$RELEASE-$MODEL.img.xz | dd of=$/path/to/sd/card status=progress bs=4M

The default settings for the installed image are :

  • root password : centos
  • eth0 setting : dhcp
  • selinux status : permissive or disabled (board/kernel specific, see [Supported Boards] section and your model
  • no ntp/chronyd setup

CentOS-Userland-7-armv7hl come’s with default-NOOB settings, they are backwards compatible with the RaspberryPI 1 under-clocking your RaspberryPI 2/3 on 700 Mhz.

Set your keyboard, ie:

localectl set-keymap de

Resize/expand the RootFS for the whole SD card


update the system:

yum -y update
yum clean all

install nethserver 7:

yum localinstall

done login to Nethserver-ARM: https://YOUR_IP_or_HOSTNAME:980

Packages available in Software Center:

* Account provider: OpenLDAP
* DNS and DHCP server
* File server
* Web server

* Basic firewall

Extras and Testing:
* Email (roundcubemail)
* MySQL server
* Statistics
* VPN (openvpn)
* Nextcloud
* Web filter (nethserver-squid,nethserver-squidguard,nethserver-lightsquid)

Packages available in nethserver-testing

to install:

yum --enablerepo=nethserver-testing install nethserver-....

Known Problems:

Other useful link:

Other notes:

To have some more info on Dashboard→Hardware, from root console:

patch /usr/share/nethesis/NethServer/Module/Dashboard/SystemStatus/Resources.php < patchDash.txt
  • ns7_rasp.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/05/21 03:40
  • by Richard Dore