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Umbrel is an OS for running a personal server in your home. Self-host open source apps like Nextcloud, Bitcoin node, and more.


  • Make sure you have a wallet
  • From the sidebar click on Applications
  • Click on Umbrel

Process : Config

  • Enter an instance name.

  • Enter a Username

    • will be used to create Umbrel dashboard account.
  • Enter a Password

    • Will be used to login to the Umbrel dashboard.
    • Must be 12 to 30 characters .
  • Select a capacity package:

    • Small: { cpu: 1, memory: 2, diskSize: 10 }
    • Medium: { cpu: 2, memory: 4 , diskSize: 50 }
    • Large: { cpu: 4, memory: 16 , diskSize: 100 }
    • Or choose a Custom plan
  • Dedicated flag to retrieve only dedeicated nodes

  • Certified flag to retrieve only certified nodes

  • Choose the location of the node

    • Region
    • Country
    • Farm Name
  • Choose the node to deploy the Umbrel instance on

Or you can select a specific node with manual selection.

After Deploying:

You can see a list of all of your deployed instances

  • you can click on Show details for more details about the Umbrel deployment.  and for more detailed information switch to JSON tap.
  • Click on Admin Panel to go to the dashboard of your Umbrel instance!
    • Enter the Password that you provided in config section to login into Umbrel dashboard.

    Forget the credentials? You can find them with Show details button.

Warning: Due to the nature of the grid, shutdown, or restart your umbrel from the dashboard MAY make some unwanted behaviors.

Last change: 2024-02-27