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The installation instructions provided here have been tested to work on Ubuntu 20.04 and CentOS 8.3. The particular commands needed to install dependencies on other distributions may vary significantly. Unfortunately, this is outside the control of the NetBox maintainers. Please consult your distribution's documentation for assistance with any errors.

The following sections detail how to set up a new instance of NetBox:

  1. PostgreSQL database
  2. Redis
  3. NetBox components
  4. Gunicorn
  5. HTTP server
  6. LDAP authentication (optional)

The video below demonstrates the installation of NetBox v3.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 for your reference.


Dependency Minimum Version
Python 3.7
PostgreSQL 10
Redis 4.0

Below is a simplified overview of the NetBox application stack for reference:

NetBox UI as seen by a non-authenticated user


If you are upgrading from an existing installation, please consult the upgrading guide.