NOTE!!! This course already has a new edition using Ubuntu 20.04 and much more content. Search for Secure VPS in Ubuntu 20.04: LetsEncrypt, Cloudflare and more
So, you want to publish all those projects on your own server, but do not know where to start? Well, this course is what you need :)
Create and configure your Virtual Private Server (VPS), with a high-security rating, from scratch and step by step:
In this course, you are going to create, configure and deploy your VPS server from scratch, set it correctly, with the adequate security measures and the most recommended mechanisms. Always use secure protocols such as SSH to connect with your VPS and HTTPS to protect your websites and projects. Forget the insecure passwords, so you can establish secure connections with your server with the SSH protocol, without problems and achieve anything you need.
Deploy all your projects with your proper domain, with infinite possibilities, at no additional cost. Keep your own space in the cloud for all your jobs, projects and ideas, deploy all types of projects in the same instance and with the number of domains and sub-domains that you want, without having additional costs.
In the course, you will deploy four different projects using Wordpress and Laravel, each one in a different domain or sub-domain.
During the course is recommended to use DigitalOcean, but you are free to create your VPS with the provider you want or need. You can follow the course using any clean instance of Ubuntu 18.04LTS in your selected VPS provider. Everything will be done from scratch and step by step, without relying on additional services.
Install and deploy a complete system with Linux/Ubuntu 18.04, PHP, Nginx and MySQL or MariaDB; in addition to obtaining security certificates in an automated way through Letsencrypt, all for free at no extra cost for your systems.
Why must you take this course?
Because it uses the most recent version of Ubuntu (Ubuntu 18.04) which is a Long Term Support (LTS) version. This version allows you to obtain updates and security patches for at least two years, which means that you can deploy your system in Ubuntu 18.04LTS and you will not have to worry about moving to another version for a long time
Because there is not another online course which explains every step at this level of detail
Because Letsencrypt is a trend, and you will not find content that teaches you how to use it in the way it is done in this course (the correct and simple way)
Because the best standards are used to obtain the highest security rating (A+) in the sites that you ensure following the course
Because today, the main browsers are demanding secure HTTPS connections in any online site or service, and by following the course, you can secure all your systems for free using Nginx and Letsencrypt
Because you will learn to deploy two of the most popular types of projects in PHP, which are Wordpress and Laravel sites
What will you learn and obtain by following and finishing the course?
At the end of this course, you will be able to deploy your VPS server in a very short time and with great ease, using powerful, innovative and safe tools. You will then have your projects online without additional charges, no matter how many domains, sub-domains or projects you put in your VPS, the cost will remain the same.
At the end of all classes, you will have all your projects under a completely secure server, with HTTPS/TLS connections completely free through Letsencrypt and with an A+ rating in the secured sites.
But... What exactly will you learn?
Here you have everything you can get from this course:
Create your own VPS server with Digital Ocean or any provider you choose
Have a safe and friendly system with Linux / Ubuntu in its most recent LTS version (Ubuntu 18.04)
Deploy an Nginx web server in a few minutes and with the best security settings
Deploy a MySQL or MariaDB database server wholly secure and without delay
Easily configure and use Git to deploy the different projects on your VPS via SSH
Obtain external packages and install them globally (composer and Letsencrypt acme·sh as examples)
Create and configure your domain and all sub-domains, without having to pay extra
Point your domain to your VPS server by configuring the DNS entries
Connect to your VPS remotely, quickly and securely using SSH keys
Manage user accounts and prevent automated and external systems from accessing privileges (root)
Learn to use the essential commands (cd, systemctl, cp, sudo, mv, rm, mkdir, reboot, and many more)
Learn how to manage VPS packages with apt easily
Assign permissions on folders and files in the correct way with
Demand for the use of secure connections with SSH, and forget about insecure passwords for all the users
Create and handle users correctly with administrative permissions (sudo)
Deploy different Wordpress and Laravel projects each in a different domain or sub-domain
Understand and take advantage of the use of SSH to connect to your VPS or external services
Connect with third party service through SSH keys correctly
Easily configure a firewall (UFW) and dramatically increase the security of your VPS
Configure your services (Nginx, PHP, MySQL / MariaDB, etc.) to make them more secure
Mitigate DoS and DDoS attacks with proper configuration of the Nginx webserver
Prevent automated systems from trying to access your VPS, through Fail2Ban
Set expiration headers for your projects
Enable the Gzip compression system on your web server
Avoid CSS/XSS attacks with Nginx
Get security certificates for HTTPS connections for your projects with Letsencrypt
Install the security certificates in Nginx correctly, to obtain the A + security rating
Use acme · sh to obtain and automate the installation of Letsencrypt security certificates
Creation and use of domains and all sub-domains that you require easily
How to quickly deploy any project in your VPS
How to deploy complex projects in the VPS (Laravel as a case of use)
And it does not end there! You will have lifetime access to all classes, which includes new future classes and upgrades. You will also have first-hand access to the system of questions, messages, and answers, where I will answer all your questions and comments immediately (I always respond). I will be pleased to help with any problem or doubt you have during the course.
Do not wait anymore. To learn all these skills click on "Register" and start feeling the freedom of having your own VPS.
I will see you in classes :)