If you installed VestaCP on a micro server (a server with less than 3GB of RAM), you'll want to manually install ClamAV Daemon and SpamAssassin before anyone uses the email services.
Let's get it started with VestaCP. VestaCP is a very simple and easy to use control panel to help manage your websites.
Having an antivirus scanner on your VPS/droplet will increase your security by preventing malicious applications from sitting on and possibly using your server resources... Or worse!
Before we jump in the more advanced topics, it's important to understand the minimum amount of setup you need for your droplet.
Sometimes we have to go back to the basics in order to get a better understanding of how to navigation through the command line. Let jump into using the ls command.
In sequel to Episode 3 "Wordpress One-click Install and Grabbing A Free Domain Name," we'll be taking a look into MySQL and installing PHPMyAdmin for GUI management.
Let's get you up and running quickly with Digital Ocean's one-click install for Wordpress. We'll also get you setup with a free domain name from Dot.tk.
Mosh is SSH replacement that is tolerant of network latencies, disconnections, and even changing IP addresses. It runs similar to SSH but saves a lot of frustration.
Digital Ocean is a fantastic cloud hosting service that allows you to start up a Virtual Private Server in less than a minute. In this episode, we're just getting you started with creating your first VPS droplet.