How to setup Digitalocean server to host your websites
Illustration covers the creation of Linode instance and configures to deploy CloudStick.
• Linode Account – Please go to https://cloud.digitalocean.com/login and sign up with your email.
• Log on to www.cloudstick.io and signup your account
What we are going to do
• Create a Droplet with Ubuntu OS
• Deploy in CloudStick
Creating a DO Droplet with Ubuntu LTS
Step 1: Sign into your Digital Ocean account
Step 2: Once signed in, you would be redirected to the Digital Ocean Dashboard
Step 3: Now, to create a droplet, you would require to click on create option
Step 4: This is the part where we select the OS image to install in Droplet : Remember, we would require to choose LTS version of Ubuntu (16.04/18.04/20.04)
step 5: Choose the droplet plan from the list, according to your requirements
step 6: Select the size of the droplet, as per your current requirements
step 7: Select the datacenter region where you would wish to have your Droplet. This should be near your geographical location.
Step 8: This is the penultimate step where you fix the root password of the droplet.
Step 9: Here we provide the hostname for the droplet. For the sake of convenience, we can provide anything like the below screenshot
Step 10: Finally creating the droplet: We get the below server page
Signing In to CloudStick
Our onboarding process is quite easy, Enter your email, password and username, Confirm the email and that is it. You are onboard.
Now, sign in to the account
The landing page will be a fully functional dashboard with all the functionalities
You can connect the server using the very first option in the dashboard:
Select the provider and give the Server Name and IP address and click on Add the server
All you would require is to enter the server credentials here
Once you click on start installation, it will commence the process and your server will be provisioned within a few minutes:
Have realtime progress of the installation.
The installation closes to finish
The installation progress can be viewed and within few minutes, attains completion Your server is ready to manage from the CloudStick dashboard.
In case of any errors encountered in any of the above steps, please contact @Support We are 24/7/365