Question

How exactly to use nginxconfig.io?

Posted November 15, 2019 475 views
NginxLet's Encrypt

I’m learning Docker, NGINX and Letsencrypt working on a website, trtying to do a DNS challenge:

officinecartografiche.net

While searching the internet I stumbled across this DO toolsnginxconfig.io

That seems to config all the best parameters for a Docker website on DO.

What I don’t get are the needed steps to get the all thing running :
1 Should I install NGINX docker, Letsencrypt docker and certbot docker and THE copy the files from nginxconfig.io on the given location ?
2 What are the DNS parameters I should set on DO and on OVH (where my domain is registered) ?

Thank you for contributinG to my learning curve

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2 answers

Hello, @lucamoiana

  1. Yes that is correct, Nginx and certbot need to be installed before you follow the steps listed on https://nginxconfig.io/

  2. As for the DNS changes, in order to point your domain name to digital ocean, you need to point/set the A record of your domain name to the IP address of your droplet/server with Digital Ocean

I hope this helps. Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,
Alex

Hi, thank you for your kind reply.

Few more details:

  1. what are the containers I need to run?
  2. wht’s the exact folder structure I need to create?

thanks again

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