KB450309- Installing MinIO on Ubuntu 20.04

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Installing MinIO on Ubuntu 20.04


This article details the installation process of MinIO on Ubuntu 20.04.


Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Internet Access to System

Text Editor Installed on System


  • Download MinIO scripts onto the system.
curl -LO http://images.45drives.com/setup/minio-install.sh
  • Edit the MinIO script. Make the changes in the image below with for the customers specific case.
vim minio-install.sh


  • Make the script executable then run the MinIO Script wait for installation.
chown +x minio-install.sh
  • Restart the MinIO service and check the status to confirm it is runnin
systemctl restart minio

systemctl status minio

  • When complete login to the MinIO UI at UI at https://SER.VER.I.P:9000, default access key and secret key is minioadmin as default.


  • To change the access key and secret key you have to edit the minio.conf.
    vim minio.conf
    cd /opt/minio


  • Then add the following text, to edit the secret key and access key.


To verify I will connect with a Windows 10 system using Cyberduck.

  • On the Cyberduck software, click “Open Connection”. Then fill out information below, S3 (HTTP), IP Address. Port: 9000, access key, and secret access key.
  • Once you connect on Cyberduck, try to create a folder to ensure the connection is working.


  • Verify on the server the folder was created.



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