I am new to this community as well as DO. Hello all :)
** *Disclaimer: Total Noob at this. **
I decided to go with my own server as my current (shared) managed server providers were terrible at support, kept having downtime and also I just wanted some more control.
As it stands. I have created my droplet and I have created some SSH keys and also connected to the droplet via terminal.
I have then created a directory var/www/domain.com/public_html as this is very similar to my last set up where I could FTP to that location.
Right, so now I am stuck and hoping you wonderful people would be able to help me answer these few questions:
Do I need to create new SSH keys for every droplet or do I use the same one I just created for this droplet?
I’m not sure how to get it so I can use PHP, any pointers?
What security setup do i need to do for my server to stop hacks etc…
best software for mac?
Is it possible for me to give a portion of my droplet to clients so that they can log in and edit their own websites?
What happens if I go over my limit. Will DO automatically just scale it for me to the next droplet size?
I am also about go travelling so I would also like to know:
If my droplet goes down or crashes, is it possible to get it to automatically create a new one with all the same stuff so that it can switch over? Or is there a better way to handle downtime?
Is connecting via terminal with the SSH secure when I am on public wifi locations?
Feel free to point me to tutorials and other links, I am not afraid of doing some research but I am finding the jargon is not helping me get to where I need to be to answer these questions.
Much appreciated for your time.
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