Basic security set up for Ubuntu Nginx server (Beginner level)

Posted September 9, 2014 3.5k views

I have set up a server on Ubuntu 12.04 and Nginx for Prosper202 tracking software.
What is a suitable basic security set up that will run with Prosper202 and not conflict.
Beginner level if possible!
Thanks in advance.

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You’ll want to start with the Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 12.04 tutorial. Then:

by Etel Sverdlov
This tutorial covers how to login with root, how to change the root password, how to create a new user, how to give the new user root privileges, how to change the port, and how to disable root login in. This tutorial is written for Ubuntu. When you first create your server, this tutorial explains the first steps you need to take. This tutorial is written for Ubuntu 12.04.