Linode has emerged as one of the most reliable and trusted cloud hosting providers in the last couple of years. Linode offers 1GB RAM server in just $5/month.
However, a lot of users do want to try out the blazing fast speed and security of cloud hosting, but they can not do the same because of command-line interface. In shared hosting, the companies often provided Cpanel, but same is not the case with cloud hosting providers. In such a scenario, ServerPilot comes to be one of the most reliable services to help you manage your server and host php sites including the ones running on wordpress.
In this tutorial, I am going to share a very simple tutorial on how to install serverpilot on a linode server and start running wordpress and php enabled websites within minutes.
Also Read : How to setup a linode server in under 5 minutes
With the above linked guide, I suppose you have set-up a linode server with an Ubuntu image. Currently, serverpilot only supports Ubuntu LTS versions. So once you are done installing Ubuntu on your newly setup Linode server, let’s get ahead with installing serverpilot.
- To install serverpilot, you will need server IP address and the root password. Make sure your server is in running position.
- Sign Up for a serverpilot account at serverpilot.io and log-in to the account.
- Click on Connect a Server
- Enter your IP address, root password which you had set while installing Ubuntu and SFTP password which you want to set.
- Once done, click on Connect to Serverpilot.
- If the details entered by you are correct, it will take 2-3 minutes before serverpilot is installed on your server and it will prompt you to install your first app.
- You can do the same by clicking on “Create App” and then put the details of your app with domain name and click on create app.
These simple steps will help you install serverpilot on the linode server. For a detailed guide, watch the below video
That’s it. You have successfully installed serverpilot on your Linode server. If you have any query, feel free to ask me in the comments section. Also, for any suggestions, you can write to us at [email protected] and I will try my best to reply within less than 24 hours.