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This section identifies the purpose of deployment of CloudStick in Digital Oceian Cloud hosting and covers step by step procedure to install.

Illustration covers the creation of Linode instance and configures to deploy CloudStick.

Prerequisites

• 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

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