Posts Tagged ‘digital ocean’

Setting up SSL on Digital Ocean with Node and Nginx

July 14th, 2015 No Comments

Setting up SSL seems like a daunting task, after watching Emily Stark’s talk at jQuerySF about TLS and SSL I decided it was time to get to it, I want to show you a simple method to set up ssl on Digital Ocean with Nginx and using a Node app. We will use sslmate to make this simple and easy!

Deploying a Node app on Digital Ocean using Nginx.

July 4th, 2015 4 Comments


This post will show you how to deploy to Digital Ocean, if you need to sign up click the link there! First things first, select an image to use, I have been using Ubuntu and I find it nice and easy to use, so this post will be focused around that system.

Once you get an image selected you will now need to login to it. You will get an email with the IP and the password for the server. You need to use shh to login to this server. This is not as hard as it sounds. In your terminal:

    ssh root@ipaddress_here