Create VirtualBox appliance for Kitodo 3.x

Download Debian 9.5 ISO file

Download debian-9.5.0-amd64-netinst.iso from

Create Virtual Machine

Virtual Machine settings

Start Virtual Machine

Select downloaded file debian-9.5.0-amd64-netinst.iso

Debian install screen

Install VirtualBox guest additions (shared clipboard) and reboot

su -c 'echo "deb stretch-backports main contrib" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stretch-backports.list && apt update && apt install -y virtualbox-guest-dkms virtualbox-guest-x11 linux-headers-$(uname -r) && reboot'

Install Kitodo

Follow the installation instructions in

Make sure to install Java 11 when using Kitodo.Production v3.4 and above, see instructions.

Create shortcuts

echo '[Desktop Entry]
Icon=text-html' >> ~/Desktop/Kitodo.Production.desktop
ln -s /usr/local/kitodo ~/Desktop/kitodo-config
ln -s /var/lib/tomcat8/webapps/ ~/Desktop/kitodo-app

Save password in Firefox

Export Appliance

VirtualBox Manager / File / Export Appliance

This VirtualBox appliance is intended for development and tests in local networks. Do not use it in production mode!

The Kitodo.production webapp should be available from guest and host system (via NAT Port Forwarding) at:
* http://localhost:8080/kitodo/
* user: testAdmin
* pass: test

The appliance is based on debian 9.4, openjdk-8, tomcat8, mysql 5.7 and elasticsearch 5.x
* system user: kitodo, root
* system user password: kitodo
* system root password: kitodo
* mysql user: kitodo
* mysql user password: kitodo
* mysql root password: (blank)