Setting Up A Server on DigitalOcean Pt 2

About This Series

Follow along as I get more familiar with managing my own servers. In this series I’ll be using DigitalOcean as my playground and learning how to setup Nginx, MySQL, NodeJS, firewalls, etc.

Covered in this post:

  • Creating your first DigitalOcean Droplet
  • Authenticating with a new SSH key
  • SSHing into the server box
  • Creating a non-root user and some simple security tweaks.

To follow along you can find my server setup cheat sheet on GitHub.


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