Short tutorial on Virtual Private Server (VPS) that explains you on how to set up a website on VPS server.
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a virtual machine sold as a service by an Internet hosting service. A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, and customers have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS.
This short tutorial will teach you on how to set up a website on VPS hosting with simple steps.
Advantages of VPS:
→ Virtual Private Servers (VPS) are equivalent to a dedicated physical server.
→ They can be easily created and configured using software.
→ They are priced much lower than an equivalent physical server.
→ VPS help in time-sharing and multi-programming.
→ They provide a higher level of security.
→ Individual virtual servers are isolated from each other and run their own OS.
→ Each Virtual Server can be independently rebooted as a virtual instance.
Login to a VPS:
When a customer purchases a Virtual Private Server (VPS) from a hosting company, he/she is offered a unique IP address and a port number, login name and a password, dedicated to him. The customer can login to his/her VPS using the below illustrated secured login SSH.
Command: ssh -p 22 firstname.lastname@example.org
Password: As given
You login to your Virtual Private Server (VPS) for the first time using the password provided to you by the hosting company.
Set Your Password:
When the first time you enter into your Virtual Private Server (VPS), you can change your login password for security reasons using the command "passwd".
The customer can logout of the Virtual Private Server (VPS) by just entering the command "exit".