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The OVA file currently contains release 6.3.1. This will be updated to the newly released version 6.3.2 in the immediate future.

Each virtualization product has different methods for using a VM appliance.  The tested methods are below.  If you use a product which is not listed, please contact us with usage instructions and we will add them here.


Once the VM has rebooted and the login screen has appeared, the Avalon system is ready to use. 

  1. Login using username root avalon, password vagrant. You should change this password immediately avalon.
  2. Open the built-in Firefox Chrome browser and point it to http://localhost.
  3. Click on Login
  4. Click on Register new identity
  5. Sign up using the default email to get admin access


  1. Create a new collection, for example, DEMO
  2. wget
  3. tar zxvf DemoFixturesBatch.tar.gz
  4. mv ExampleBatchIngest/* /roothome/avalon/avalon-docker/masterfiles/dropbox/DEMO/