Nextcloud Office is built on Collabora Online which requires a dedicated service running next to the Nextcloud webserver stack. There are several ways to run the coolwsd service.

  • Nextcloud All In One: Nextcloud Office comes preinstalled out of the box in the Nextcloud All In One setup and provides easy deployment and maintenance with most features included in this one Nextcloud instance.

For manual installations there are multiple options to get Nextcloud Office deployed:


In most scenarios running a dedicated Collabora Online server will require some sort of reverse proxy to be setup in front of it. For more details see Reverse proxy.