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Node droplet set up assistance

First time attempting to set up a node server.

Following this tut. https://medium.com/@mosheezderman/how-to-set-up-ci-cd-pipeline-for-a-node-js-app-with-jenkins-c51581cc783c

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:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-node-js-application-for-production-on-ubuntu-20-04

  • 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:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/reference/buildpacks/nodejs/

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

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