VirtualBox SQL-Ledger Appliance

This virtual appliance comes pre-configured with our enhanced SQL-Ledger as well as LedgerSMB. Follow these instructions to get up and running:


  1. This virtual appliance has been built using FreeBSD 7.3. You do not need to know or install FreeBSD to use it.
  2. Download and uncompress this virtual appliance (url is in your order confirmation email.)
  3. Click ‘New’ to run virtual machine creation wizard and create a virtual machine with following specs:
    1. Name: SQL-Ledger (or whatever)
    2. Operating system: BSD
    3. Version: FreeBSD
    4. Memory: 256 MB
    5. Boot Hard Disk: Use existing hard disk (Browse to add the uncompressed hard disk image in above step)
    6. Change the network settings to ‘Bridged’
    7. Boot your virtual machine.
  4. Root password: ledger123
  5. IP Address: Login to appliance from console using root/ledger and issue ‘ifconfig’ to find the appliance IP address.
  6. Using your browser visit http://appliance.ip-address/. Here you will find links to sql-ledger, sql-ledger admin and phpPgAdmin.
  7. There is no password for sql-ledger admin screen. (You can set password after login)
  8. Create your datasets using ‘sql-ledger’ postgres user. This user does not require any password.

Detailed Instructions

  1. Download and install virtualbox for your operating system.
  2. Download virtual appliance from url in your order confirmation email. On Linux use bunzip2 FreeBSD-73-256.vdi-0.1.bz2 to unpack the archive. On MS Windows, use 7zip.