From ERP to CRM, eCommerce to CMS

Odoo is an all-in-one business management suite of mobile-friendly web apps that integrates everything you need to grow your business: CRM, website content management, project management, human resources, accounting, invoicing and more. Odoo apps integrate seamlessly to provide a full-featured open source ERP, but can also be used stand-alone. Python programmers can develop their own app modules, or choose from an array of free open source such as those provided by OCA; or paid commercial ones.

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core:

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core:

  • Odoo configurations for TurnKey v18.x:

    • v18.x: Odoo v16 installed from debian backports apt repo.
    • Includes modules from base install of Odoo.
    • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PostgreSQL and Postfix.
  • Security note: As of 18.0, due to using the debian backports repo Updates to Odoo ARE NOT configured to install automatically.

  • SSL support out of the box.

  • Adminer administration frontend for PostgreSQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).

  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP and PostgreSQL.

To create a new Odoo Databse (i.e. site)

To create a new Odoo DB, the Odoo config file needs to be edited and the Odoo service restarted.

Overview of process:

  1. Edit /etc/odoo/odoo.conf
    • change value of "db_name" from "TurnkeylinuxExample" to your desired DB name
  2. Restart odoo.service
  3. Reload Odoo login screen in your browser and you should be good to go

Webmin steps:

    • Browse to 'Tools' >> 'FileManager'
    • Navigate to '/etc/odoo' and edit the 'odoo.conf' file
    • Edit as per step 1 above
    • Save changes

    • Navigate to 'System' >> 'Bootup and Shutdown'
    • Find the "odoo.service" in the list and select it via the checkbox
    • Scroll to the bottom and select 'Restart'
  1. As per step 3 above

CLI steps:

  1. Edit /etc/odoo/odoo.conf as per step 1 - e.g. with nano
    nano /etc/odoo/odoo.conf
  2. Restart odoo.service
    systemctl restart odoo
  3. As per step 3 above

Notice for special Odoo Localization
In case that you run a L10n Odoo Localization you will need other PIP Packages and Libs installed on your system, please check your localization support on OCA.

Usage details & Logging in for Administration

  • Odoo Master Account: admin

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.

Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically. If you have a domain configured, then via Confconsole Advanced menu, you can generate free Let's Encypt SSL/TLS certificates.

Web - point your browser at either:

  1. - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

Username for database administration:

Login as PostgreSQL username postgres at

  1. - Adminer database management web app
  2. PostgreSQL command line tool:
    $ psql -U postgres -h localhost
    Password for user postgres:
    Type "help" for help.

Username for OS system administration:

Login as root except on AWS marketplace which uses username admin.

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:
    ssh root@

    Special case for AWS marketplace:

    ssh admin@

* Replace with a valid IP or hostname.