Get up and running with IGEL OS and IGEL UMS in under an hour!

All you need to do is follow the steps in our Getting Started Guide,
all screenshot-by-screenshot!

IGEL Software Suite

Step-by-Step Getting Started Guide

For IGEL OS 11 & UMS 6

Welcome to the ‘IGEL Software Suite: Step-by-Step Getting Started Guide.’  

This guide walks you, step-by-step, through what is required for you to get up and running in a proof-of- concept or lab scenario.

In approximately an hour’s worth of work, you will have a fully working IGEL software-defined end-point management solution consisting of the IGEL Workspace Edition, IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), and IGEL Cloud Gateway (optional).

All this, screen-shot by screen-shot!

*based on: UMS 6.04.120 - IGEL OS 11.03.530 - ICG 2.01

Table of Contents


  • Project Overview

  • The IGEL Software Suite Explained

    • What’s New?

    • Workspace Edition – Base Product

    • Enterprise Pack

    • Software Maintenance

    • What Did Not Change

    • Licensing 101


  • Installation and Infrastructure Considerations

  • How to Install the IGEL UMS

  • How to Install Workspace Edition OS Creator

  • How to Create an AWS Instance for ICG

  • How to Install ICG using the UMS Remote Installer


  • UMS Profiles Overview

  • How to Create a Basic Folder Structure

  • How to Create Basic UMS Profiles

  • Customize the IGEL OS Look and Feel

  • IGEL OS Firmware Updates



  • How to Import Project Customizations

  • IGEL-Getting-Started-Guide.zip Files Explained

  • Additional Resources

*based on: UMS 6.04.120 - IGEL OS 11.03.530 - ICG 2.01

Previous Versions

*based on: UMS 5.09.120 - IGEL OS 10.05.500 - ICG 1.04.110

Additional Getting Started Guides

*based on: UMS 5.09.120 - IGEL OS 10.05.500

*based on: UMS 5.09.120 - IGEL OS 10.05.500 - ICG 1.04.110

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