Meta: VPS is a form of personal server hosting service quite popular in the world today. In this following article, we will guide how to install and use VPS in a simple and fastest way.
Surely VPS (Virtual Private Server) has been too popular for not only technology professionals but also for non-professionals. It is inherently a server type very familiar to web developers, web designers, webmasters, game developers, programmers, everyone knows what it is.
So, how to install and use the easiest VPS? This is probably a question that many new users and newcomers to VPS. Let’s read our article below to find out more about it.
Instructions for installing VPS easily for new users:
Install VPS automatically
There are so many different ways to install VPS automatically. Users can install the Control Panel to manage User, Reseller, and Client just like cPanel. On the other hand, users can also install VPS automatically through Bash Script made by some people.
Some popular Control Panel you can choose such as Vesta Control, Panel, Zpanel, and Kloxo-MR.
Some automated scripts such as VPSSIM, HocVPS Script, and CentminMod.
The common feature of the automatic installation is that the installation process is easy and fast. You just need to run a few commands, enter some basic information needed and then sit down for a coffee to wait for it to install itself from start to finish.
Manual VPS installation
If you want to install VPS manually, you should install a web server like LAMP or LEMP. After you have understood, please go through the Script to install automatically.
How to use VPS on the first login
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Instructions to access VPS through PuTTY Windows machine
Step 1: Download the PuTTY software
Step 2: Enter the IP server in the Hostname or IP Address box
Step 3: Default number “22” for the Port box
Step 4: Leave SSH in Connection Type => Open box
Step 5: Enter the Username and Password Account Root (note because when entering the Password will not appear any characters)
Step 6: The Welcome message appears if the login is successful
How to access VPS via Linux and Mac terminals
Linux and Mac operating systems have terminal devices, so there’s no need for PuTTY, users can connect to remote servers. Open Terminal then log in to the server.
VPS User Guide – first connection
Step 1: A security alert appears that the server key is not cached
Step 2: Select “Yes”
Step 3: VPS username and password are sent to email
Step 4: Select Root as the username
Step 5: Select Enter
Step 6: Copy the password from the email if you are using PuTTY
Step 7: Receive the default password notification in the email
Step 8: Enter the current password
Step 9: Enter the new password
Step 10: Enter
How to view folders in VPS
- See the server’s root directory, use the “ls” command – short for list
- View subfolders by typing their names after the slash => many files and folders appear inside the subdirectory
How to use VPS to create folders
- Create a directory via the “mkdir” command – an abbreviation for the “make” directory
- Create a small directory inside a large directory by using the command “cd” – short for “change directory”
How to enter a folder at VPS
Step 1: Go to the directory located at the root directory with the command “cd/directory name”
Step 2: Create the “Internal Directory” folder with the “mkdir Internal Directory” command
Step 3: Check the created directory to see if the directory is blue in the home directory with the command “ls”
Step 4: Enter inside the new folder as the main folder
How to use VPS – leave the folder
- Use the “cd” command if you want to leave any directory
- Add a space “..” After “cd” to return to the main directory
- Use the net command “cd” if you want to leave directories at once
- How to use VPS to reboot and power off
- Users can reboot or power off the VPS through the “Restart” and “Power off” commands. Note, if you want to turn off the server, you need to access DigitalOcean web to turn on the power again by pressing the Power On button.
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The article helped you know how to use VPS such as viewing folders, entering folders, leaving folders, restarting and powering off. We hope you can install and use VPS the easiest way.