Guide to install and use VPS on Vultr

I. Introduction to Vultr

What is VULTR?

Vultr is a VPS Server, Cloud Server with 100% SSD hardware, 15 datacenter location spanning all over the world. The advantage of Vultr is cheap, high performance and easy, fast installation

Conditions for use of Vultr services

To use Vultr VPS service, you need to register for an account to use. And make payments for them
Payment: Currently VULTR supports quite a variety of different forms of payment
But the most popular is taking credits and PayPal for payment.

II. Instructions for installing VPS and using

After you have created an account and setting a form of payment with Vultr, we can fully use the service of Vultr. Steps to create a VPS on vultr

Step 1:
Click on Products. Then select the + icon to initialize a new VPS

Step 2:
Conducting selection of parameters and settings for VPS:

Select server: Cloud computer

Select Server Location: I choose Tokyo (because it’s pretty close to Vietnam)

Select Server Type:
You understand that you are choosing the operating system and how to install the operating system for your VPS. As you usually choose Centos 7

Select Server Size:
Options for your system requirements that select the appropriate type

Additional Features, Startup Script, SSH Keys:
You can setting or not

Hostname & Label:
Enter the hostname and label you want to set

Step 3:
Finally click Deploy Now and wait for the install process to complete

After the installation process is complete. You can get into the detail that your server has installed. Which contains login information for you to SSH into the server.

For you dev as website and server array will no longer be unfamiliar with the operation of VPS or server.

III. Snapshot feature in Vultr

This is a pretty interesting feature and I also use it during a VPS installation in vultr.

There is a problem set out like this: I often need to create quite a lot of VPS for the system I do. For example, every single child outsource needs to create 1 VPS for clients, which leads to me to repeatedly manipulate such VPS settings.

If you only need to install VPS, it’s okay, it’s important to install the environment and other necessary things such as JDK, MySQL, Nodejs, setting firewall,…. When all the frequency is complete, it is also close.

So, instead of having to install it so many times, I created 1 snapshot, like 1 copy of all the basic settings of that VPS. Now when new 1 VPS is created. I just poured the entire copy as above to the VPS is done. The rest is for the system to do it yourself.

Next we’ll go into the details of creating and using snapshot:

1.Create snapshot

You in the detail of a VPS select tab Snapshots/

Enter name and click Take Snapshot/

You wait until the process is finished

2.Use snapshot

In step select Server Type of the VPS creation process. Instead of choosing 64 bit OS you select the Snapshot tab/

Then select the snapshot you want to restore is done. Other steps do the same as usual.

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