Setup and Host Multiple Sites on one Server using Digital Ocean. Setup Virtual Hosts and Secure all Domains with SSL.
☑ Deploy and Configure Virtual Servers
☑ Create and attach Floating IP’s to Digital Ocean Droplets
☑ Install Ubuntu on a Virtual Server
☑ Configure Apache, MySQL, PHP and PhpMyAdmin on a Virtual Server
☑ Setup a basic, cost effective hosting service for clients
☑ Host Multiple websites on a single server
☑ Configure Name Servers, DNS Zone Files and Virtual Host files
☑ Secure multiple domains on a single server with SSL Certificates
☑ Access and test server configurations through a web proxy
☑ Modify MySQL Authentication methods
In this exciting new course, we show you how to host multiple domain names on a single Digital Ocean droplet. We will show you step-by-step how to configure a droplet with LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 18.04. This includes deploying a droplet, installing Ubuntu and all the components included in LAMP Stack including Apache, MySQL, PHP and PhpMyAdmin.
We also explore an exciting new feature offered by Digital Ocean, called “Floating IP’s” which allow you to transfer IP’s easily between multiple droplets.
After you understand the foundations of server configuration, we get into configuring Name Servers, DNS Zone Files and Virtual Hosts to host multiple domains from a single Virtual Server. You will have a thorough understanding of setting file permissions and developing an organized directory structure for all your websites.
We also show you how to configure an SSL certificate for each and every website that you host on your virtual server. For this part of the course we will be using Let’s Encrypt. Let’s Encrypt is a certificate authority that offers free SSL certificates, which are extremely simple to install and very secure.
You are welcome to use any hosting provider for this course, as the concepts can be easily implemented on any Virtual Server configured with the Ubuntu distribution.
Deploying a Virtual Server on Digital Ocean
Creating and Attaching a Floating IP
Intro to Terminal and Root user Authentication
Setup LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 18.04
Apache Installation and Testing
Installing MySQL Database Management System
Installing & Testing PHP
Installing PhpMyAdmin for Database Administration
Hosting Multiple Domains
Introduction to Virtual Hosts
Directory Structure, Permissions and Test Files
Configuring Virtual Host Files and Directives
Name Server Configuration
DNS Zone File Configuration & Testing
Installing SSL for each Domain using Let’s Encrypt
Summary & Next Steps