How To Install AdGuard Home on Rocky Linux 9/ AlmaLinux 9

In this guide, we will show you how to install and configure AdGuard Home on your AlmaLinux 9 system.

AdGuard Home is a free and open source, powerful network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS server.

It’s developed by AdGuard Software Limited, AdGuard offers open-source, free, and shareware products. AdGuard’s DNS app supports Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. AdGuard is also available as a browser extension.

Install AdGuard on AlmaLinux:

Follow the steps below to install AdGuard:

  • Update your AlmaLinux system packages with running the below command:
sudo dnf clean all && sudo dnf update
sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
  • AdGuard package is not available on AlmaLinux base repository. So You can run the following command to download and install AdGuard script to your AlmaLinux system as follows:
curl -s -S -L | sh -s -- -v
  • The next step is to open the required ports in the firewall by running the following commands:
sudo firewall-cmd --add-service={dns,http,https} --permanent
sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3000/tcp --permanent
sudo firewall-cmd --reload

Access and Install AdGuard Home

Access AdGuard Home by opening your favorite browser and going to http://localhost:3000 or http://Server_IP:3000 as shown below

  • Click on Get Started Button to start the installation
  • Select “All interfaces“in Listen Interface to access web Dashboard If this is on private network.
  • After you done, click on Next Button to continue the configuration as shown below:
  • Create an admin username with a strong password as follows then click Next
  • Congrats, your AdGuard setup has been successfully done, so click on Open Dashboard button
  • After that, You will promoted to the login page, enter your credentials then click on Sign in
  • Finally, You will be directed to AdGuard Home Dashboard as shown below in the screenshot.


That’s it


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