Installing Ubuntu with no internet access

Pierre Equoy pierre.equoy at
Wed Sep 16 02:00:50 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 6:23 PM, Gerhardus Geldenhuis <
gerhardus.geldenhuis at> wrote:

> Hi Piere,
> Thanks for the response. I did see the ntp section after posting it and
> setting it to something local made a small difference.
> My solution in the end was to add:
> # This line will contact archive.<domain>/ubuntu
> d-i apt-setup/security_host string archive/ubuntu
> This caused the installer not to reach out to the internet and use the
> address that I specified resulting in a significantly faster install.

Glad to know you found a solution!

And thanks for leaving a message here to let everyone know how you achieve
it, I'm sure it will be helpful.


Pierre Equoy
QA & Certification Engineer | Canonical |
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