Whatever service your server is running, there are a few general tips to make sure it works correctly. Explore some suggestions in this video.
- [Instructor] In addition to serving up…classic web and database services,…we can also install and run applications…that communicate in other ways.…There are many examples of this…from a node or rail server running a development project…to a game like Minecraft, a service like get,…or any number of other things that don't…involve the basic services we've seen so far.…So I want to give you some general guidelines…for hosting an application on your server.…It's usually a good idea to make sure…that your app runs as its own user…in order to isolate it's access…to other parts of the system.…
If the app becomes compromised…it'll be able to run commands…with whatever privilege the user running it has.…So you don't want to run things as your user…or especially as root.…Your app will also need to have access…to whatever files it needs to operate.…So be aware that you might need…to change permissions and groups to make that happen.…If you're hosting an app…that people access over the network,…you'll need to make sure that your server's firewall…
- Installing Ubuntu Server
- Configuring remote access with SSH
- Configuring the firewall
- Configuring networking with Netplan
- Managing users
- Configuring for scale
- Securing an HTTP server with TLS
- Hosting an application
- Setting up a forwarding DNS server
- Sending email with Postfix
Skill Level Beginner
Lab setup1m 26s
1. Ubuntu Server
2. Securing and Monitoring Your Server
3. Configuring and Managing the Server
4. Exploring Common Services
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