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Create Your Personal Cloud Server with ownCloud

Build your own fully controllable cloud service bundle with this how-to guide
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  • 39 mins on-demand video
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  • 5 Supplemental Resources
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Follow a simple step-to-step guide to set up and configure your personal fully controllable cloud services server.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to install the ownCloud server software to CentOS Linux operating system
  • How to configure the ownCloud software
  • How to secure the server connection with a SSL certificate

Content and Overview

This course is a quick and informative how-to that will help you bypass several bottlenecks in the process of ownCloud installation and configuration.

In this course, I will show you how simple it is to implement your own secure cloud services bundle: a file storage, note keeper, contacts storage, calendar and more. You can’t underestimate the importance and value of keeping your private files and data on the hardware you and only you have access to and control over. And this course will show you how all this can be done in a day, as long as you have a Linux server ready at your disposal. We will go through the process of installing the ownCloud server software to our private dedicated server hardware with LAMP stack being preconfigured on it. 

This course is for anyone who wishes to set up their own ownCloud server by means of several hours. You will need a minimum experience of connecting to your server via the SSH or working directly with your server’s command console and typing the commands into the Linux command line. All the rest will be discussed in the course, including the installation process, Apache secure connection setup and database creation and configuration process and more.

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I hope you will be absolutely satisfied once you got through my course. I do my best to make sure this course meets your need and expectations. But if you're not satisfied with this course for ANY valid reason, contact me within 30 days from your purchase and I will refund in full. No questions asked. You have absolutely nothing to lose.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who values the benefits of having total control over personal data
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What Will I Learn?
Install the ownCloud server software to CentOS Linux operating system
Configure the ownCloud software
Secure the server connection with a SSL certificate
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  • You will need a VPS or a dedicated server with LAMP stack configured
  • You need basic skills in working with Linux command line and connecting via SSH
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction and Preparations
4 Lectures 09:26

Get a general idea about what this course is about and what can you expect after finishing it.

Preview 03:38

You will get to know a bit more about what is ownCloud and how it can be useful. 

Preview 01:53

This lecture will show you what skills, services and hardware you will need in order to complete this course.

Preview 02:34

This lecture is about some useful information sources you may want to visit.

Useful information resources & courses
Setting up your ownCloud Server
4 Lectures 17:29

This lecture is about the first part of ownCloud installation. You will know how to add the repository to Linux package management and install the ownCloud package.

ownCloud Installation. Part 1: Adding the Repository and Installing

This lecture is about the second part of ownCloud installation. We will create the database and finalize the installation process.

ownCloud Installation. Part 2: Creating Database and Finalizing Installation

We will go through the process of initial ownCloud configuration.

Preview 03:28

In this lecture we will go through some important security tweaks. Let's reinforce the connection's and data security.

Important Security Tweaks
Setting up ownCloud User Apps
4 Lectures 11:40

In this lecture we will install the client app for Windows OS.

Installing and configuring Windows OS client

In this lecture we will install the client app for OS X.

Installing and configuring the OS X client

In this lecture I will share my experience about using the ownCloud with your iPhone or iPad.

Installing and configuring the iOS client

In this lecture I will share my experience about using the ownCloud with your Android phone or tablet.

Installing and configuring the Android client
1 Lecture 00:04
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About the Instructor
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Ph.D, entrepreneur, consultant, web developer, infosec geek

My name is Aleksey Grebeshkov (Ph.D.), I'm an entrepreneur and also an author, associate professor, and researcher at the Kyiv National Economic University (Kyiv City, Ukraine). My areas of interest include information management, project management, innovation management, information technologies in business and education, and information security.

I'm also CEO at Global Digital Services (Ukrainian web developer, IT consulting and IT services provider company), CIO at Kyiv Private Schools Association and co-owner of online education startup EduCasta.

I have also worked on a number of online projects for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses.

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