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Cloudron

by Version 6.1 | Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Complete solution for running apps on your own server.

Cloudron is a turnkey solution for running apps like WordPress, Rocket.Chat, NextCloud, GitLab, OpenVPN & many more. Cloudron performs end-to-end deployment of apps including provisioning databases, automated DNS setup, certificate management, centralized user management, periodic backups. Apps on Cloudron also receive automatic updates saving you the hassle of tracking upstream releases and keeping the installation secure.

Cloudron Options

The Cloudron Marketplace form includes advanced fields to setup your Cloudron server’s limited user account and DNS records. These are optional configurations and are not required for installation.

Field                                          Description
The limited sudo user to be created for the LinodeThis is the limited user account to be created for the Linode. This account has sudo user privileges.
The password for the limited sudo userSet a password for the limited sudo user. The password must meet the complexity strength validation requirements for a strong password. This password can be used to perform any action on your server, similar to root, so make it long, complex, and unique.
The SSH Public Key that will be used to access the LinodeIf you wish to access SSH via Public Key (recommended) rather than by password, enter the public key here.
Disable root access over SSH?Select Yes to block the root account from logging into the server via SSH. Select No to allow the root account to login via SSH.

The Cloudron app completes the installation anywhere between 10-12 minutes after the Linode has finished provisioning.

The Cloudron application is served on the Linode, however it still requires a few additional steps to fully complete the installation process.

  1. The Cloudron setup wizard is served at the IP address of the Linode server . For example, http://203.0.113.0 , replacing the IP address with values for the Linode server and accept the self-signed certificate.

    Note
    In Chrome, you can accept the self-signed certificate by clicking on Advanced and then click Proceed to (unsafe). In Firefox, click on Advanced, then Add Exception and then Confirm Security Exception.
  2. At this point, the Cloudron Domain setup wizard appears.

  3. In the setup screen, fill in the fields and click the Next button. The Setup Admin Account page appears.


  4. After the account is created, Cloudron prompts you to proceed to the dashboard on completing the setup and displays a confirmation screen.

The Cloudron One-Click App was built for Linode by Cloudron. support regarding app deployment, contact Linode Support. For support regarding the tool or software itself, use the information in the sidebar to contact Team Kepler.