Getting started for new ownAdmin customer

Here you will find all information about your new ownAdmin cloud.

If you cant login immediately (maybe you will be redirected to the frontpage) please clear your browser cache or try it with a other browser.

You have received your logins by mail and logged in successfully?

First Steps:

  1. Change the password set by us!
  2. To make sure email get send correctly, place your mail server and logins in the admin configuration. Emails get send out by the Activity Stream and other apps.
  3. Save your email for password recovery.
  4. Activate the "cron" setting in the admin area. When activated various apps will be constantly updated (e.g. News/RSS-Reader).

App Activation

You are now able to activate apps. Besides the standard apps, we offer selected apps that are only available in ownAdmin. All apps are verified by function, compatibility and security. Therefore PortKnox does not include all apps available for Nextcloud. If you need a particular app or you missing a feature, feel free to vote for it on your feedback site.

If you use the news app, you could add our News feed: Now you get all Portknox News, Nextcloud Updates and installation of apps.

ownAdmin Multi

As ownAdmin Multi customer we can add a domain and SSL Certificate to your installation. Provide us with all the infos and files from this form.

If you want to add a custom logo or header colour to your cloud, use this form to send it to us. We will integrate it into your cloud


There are several tutorials for connecting Nextcloud to IPhone/IPad, Thunderbird or Dropbox and many more. Check out our Tutorial page or the official Nextcloud documentation.