Node droplet set up assistance

First time attempting to set up a node server.

Following this tut.

So far, I have logged into my app server as root user using ssh root@<nodeserverip>. I went through the prompts of entering my UNIX pw and changing it.

I am stuck at the next prompt which says root@nodejs-app:~# I am not sure what to enter.

Thanks for your time :)

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Bobby Iliev
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July 26, 2023

Hi there,

There are a few things that I could suggest here:

  • You can start by following this tutorial here on how to set up a Droplet with Node.js ready for production:

  • Alternatively, you can also take a look at this quick video on how to do that as well:
  • An alternative option would be to use the App Platform rather than a Droplet so that you will not have to do the setup manually:

Hope that this helps!



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